An Exchange of Hostages (Under Jurisdiction, Book 1) by Susan R. Matthews

By Susan R. Matthews

A promising younger healthcare professional, Andrej Koscuisko has come, with nice reluctance, to check at an army orientation middle adrift in black area. opposed to his will, he'll educate right here to function a "Ship's Inquisitor" -- a vocation that runs counter to his inner most ethical convictions.

During his tenure, Andrej will earn the devotion of his own slave. he'll achieve the grudging appreciate of the Station management. he'll make a perilous enemy of his fellow scholar. he'll research a daunting fact approximately himself. And finally, he'll be compelled to sacrifice all that he holds dear...

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Vonnegut’s sharp satiric eye neatly skewers his target as Anita dresses Paul for success by buying him clothing identical with that of those who appear just a bit higher up the ladder. She then coaches him on how to behave at meetings, how to deliver speeches effectively, and how to conduct himself on various social occasions. Anita and Paul’s juvenile relationship reflects the price of the certitude promised by an EPICAC XIV–run society. The theologian Paul Tillich observed that “men will quickly commit themselves to any cause that promises certainty in their existence” (307).

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Gary Ross. New Line Cinema, 1998. Ricoeur, Paul. Lectures on Ideology and Utopia. Ed. George H. Taylor. New York: Columbia University Press, 1986. Russell, Mary Doria. The Sparrow. New York: Villard, 1996. Shklar, Judith N. ” in Siebers: 40–57. Siebers, Tobin, ed. Heterotopia: Postmodernism Utopia and the Body Politic. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1994. Sliding Doors. Dir. Peter Howitt. United International, 1998. 4 We Are Marching to Utopia: Kurt Vonnegut’s Player Piano Donald E. Morse I like Utopian talk, speculation about what our planet should be, anger about what our planet is.

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