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The Repairman

By Harrison, Harry

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Book Id: WPLBN0002171309
Format Type: Mp3 (Audio Book)
File Size: 30.53 mb
Reproduction Date: 10/30/2012

Title: The Repairman  
Author: Harrison, Harry
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Science, Space
Collections: Audio Books Collection, Science Fiction
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Publisher: Verkaro Audio Books
Member Page: LoudLit

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Harrison, H., & Performer, B. G. (n.d.). The Repairman. Retrieved from http://www.worldebooklibrary.net/


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This is a clever short story, featuring the adventure of a space beacon repairman who encounters a culture that has built itself around the existence of the beacon its impact on the environment.

Excerpt
My boss leaned back, wiped his hands on his handkerchief and gave me Lecture Forty-four on Company Duty and My Troubles. "This department is officially called Maintenance and Repair, when it really should be called trouble-shooting. Hyperspace beacons are made to last forever -- or damn close to it. When one of them breaks down, it is "never" an accident, and repairing the thing is never a matter of just plugging in a new part." He was telling "me" -- the guy who did the job while he sat back on his fat paycheck in an air-conditioned office.

 

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