The Unincorporated Man
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The Unincorporated Man

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The incredible has happened. A billionaire businessman from our time, frozen in secret in the early 21st century, is discovered in the far future and resurrected, given health and a vigorous younger body. He awakens into a civilization in which every individual is formed into a legal corporation at birth, and spends many years trying to attain control over their own life by getting a majority of his or her own shares. Life extension has made life very long indeed. Justin Cord is the only unincorporated man in the world, a true stranger in this strange land. Justin survived because he is tough and smart. He cannot accept only part ownership of himself, even if that places him in conflict with a civilization that extends outside the solar system to the Oort Cloud. The Unincorporated Man is a provocative social/political/economic novel that people will be arguing about for decades.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 490 pages
  • 139.7 x 213.36 x 40.64mm | 317.51g
  • St Martin's Press
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0765327244
  • 9780765327246
  • 510,554

Review quote

"Will appeal to Heinlein's legions of fans with its themes of personal liberty and one man's political struggle with the State. . . . The Unincorporated Man will tantalize you in with its intriguing premise." --i09 "Reminiscent of Heinlein--a good, old-fashioned, enormously appealing SF yarn. Bravo!" --Robert J. Sawyer, Nebula Award-winning author of Rollback "The Kollin brothers' first novel . . . recalls the emphasis on freedom of the early works of Heinlein and the cutting-edge social commentary of William Gibson and Fritz Lieber." --Library Journalshow more

About Dani Kollin

Dani Kollin lives in Los Angeles, CA and Eytan Kollin lives in Pasadena, CA. They are brothers, and The Unincorporated Man is their first novel.show more

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2,723 ratings
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4 39% (1,056)
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2 8% (214)
1 3% (88)
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