"Rat Race"

Title"Rat Race"
Year for Search1966
AuthorsJones, Raymond F[isher](1915-94)
Secondary TitleAnalog Science Fiction--Science Fact
Volume / Edition77.2
Pagination30-44
Date PublishedApril 1966
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Flawed utopia. Computer perfect society where any productive activity is illegal, which leaves no one with anything to do and many people are extremely bored. One man starts a fad for model trains and finds a way around the rules.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in Above the Human Landscape. Ed. Willis E. McNelly and Leon E. Stover (Pacific Palisades, CA: Goodyear Pub. Co., 1972), 247-60.

Author Note

(1915-94)

Full Text

1966 Jones, Raymond F[isher] (1915-94). “Rat Race.” Analog Science Fiction–Science Fact 77.2 (April 1966): 30-44. Rpt. in Above the Human Landscape. Ed. Willis E. McNelly and Leon E. Stover (Pacific Palisades, CA: Goodyear Pub. Co., 1972), 247-60.

Flawed utopia. Computer perfect society where any productive activity is illegal, which leaves no one with anything to do and many people are extremely bored. One man starts a fad for model trains and finds a way around the rules.