The Terrible Twos

TitleThe Terrible Twos
Year for Search1982
AuthorsReed, Ishmael [Scott](b. 1938)
Pagination178 pp.
Date Published1982
PublisherSt. Martin's/Marek
Place PublishedNew York
ISBN Number0-312-79199-2
KeywordsAfrican American author, Male author
Annotation

Satiric dystopia based on contemporary U.S. politics in which economic and political leaders behave like a spoiled two year old. See also his 1989 The Terrible Threes, and his 2021 The Terrible Fours.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. New York: Atheneum, 1988. An excerpt, “Future Christmas (excerpt from the novel The Terrible Twos,” was rpt. in Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora. Ed. Sheree R. Thomas (New York: Warner Books, 2000), 275-89.

Holding Institutions

DLC, Merril, PSt, PU

Author Note

African American author (b. 1938).

Full Text

1982 Reed, Ishmael [Scott] (b. 1938). The Terrible Twos. New York: St. Martin’s/Marek. 178 pp. Rpt. New York: Atheneum, 1988. An excerpt, “Future Christmas (excerpt from the novel The Terrible Twos,” was rpt. in Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora. Ed. Sheree R. Thomas (New York: Warner Books, 2000), 275-89. DLC, Merril, PSt, PU

Satiric dystopia based on contemporary U.S. politics in which economic and political leaders behave like a spoiled two year old. See also his 1989 The Terrible Threes, and his 2021 The Terrible Fours. African American author.