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Adaptation

Mack Reynolds

Publisher: Perennial Press

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When a man has a great deal of knowledge, it becomes extremely easy for him to confuse "knowledge" with "wisdom" ... and forget that the antonym of "wisdom" is not "ignorance" but "folly." An incredible science fiction tale by unmatched master of the genre, Mack Reynolds!

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