"We Can Remember It For You Wholesale"

Title"We Can Remember It For You Wholesale"
Year for Search1966
AuthorsDick, Philip K[indred](1928-82)
Secondary TitleThe Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
Volume / Edition 30.4 (179)
Pagination4-23
Date PublishedApril 1966
ISSN Number00024-984X
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia in which false memories can be implanted.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 57.4 (341) (October 1979): 248-65; in Earth In Transit: Science Fiction and Contemporary Problems. Ed. Sheila Schwartz (New York: Dell, 1976), 191-212; in The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick. Volume 5 The Little Black Box (Los Angeles, CA/Columbia, PA: Underwood/Miller, 1987), 157-74; The paperback edition has it in The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick. Volume 2 We Can Remember It For You Wholesale (New York: Citadel Twilight, 1992), 35-52; in The Ultimate Cyberpunk. Ed. Pat Cadigan (New York: ibooks, 2002), 46-73; and in The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction. Ed. Arthur B. Evans, Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr., Joan Gordon, Veronica Hollinger, Rob Latham, and Carol McGuirk (Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2010), 385-404 with an editors’ note on 385-86.

Info Notes

The film Total Recall (2012) directed by Len Wiseman (b. 1973) and written by Mark Bomback (b. 1971), James Vanderbilt (b. 1975), and Kurt Wimmer (b. 1964) was loosely based on the story.

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Author Note

(1928-82)

Full Text

1966 Dick, Philip K[indred] (1928-82). “We Can Remember It For You Wholesale.” The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 30.4 (179) (April 1966): 4-23. Rpt. The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 57.4 (341) (October 1979): 248-65; in Earth In Transit: Science Fiction and Contemporary Problems. Ed. Sheila Schwartz (New York: Dell, 1976), 191-212; in The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick. Volume 5 The Little Black Box (Los Angeles, CA/Columbia, PA: Underwood/Miller, 1987), 157-74; The paperback edition has it in The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick. Volume 2 We Can Remember It For You Wholesale (New York: Citadel Twilight, 1992), 35-52; in The Ultimate Cyberpunk. Ed. Pat Cadigan (New York: ibooks, 2002), 46-73; and in The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction. Ed. Arthur B. Evans, Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr., Joan Gordon, Veronica Hollinger, Rob Latham, and Carol McGuirk (Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2010), 385-404 with an editors’ note on 385-86. The film Total Recall (2012) directed by Len Wiseman (b. 1973) and with a screenplay by Mark Bomback (b. 1971), James Vanderbilt (b. 1975), and Kurt Wimmer (b. 1964) was loosely based on the story. PSt

Dystopia in which false memories can be implanted.