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The lathe of heaven : a novel

George Orr creates a world free of war, disease, overpopulation but there are always side-effects.

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http://schema.org/description

  • "In the year 2002 a man discovers his dreams are out of control as whatever he dreams becomes reality."
  • "George Orr creates a world free of war, disease, overpopulation but there are always side-effects."@en
  • "Fearful of the consequences of his dreams that can effect changes in reality, George Orr consults a psychiatrist who tries to make use of Orr's power. This literate and imaginative novel with well-drawn characterizations was first published in Amazing Stories magazine."
  • "Fearful of the consequences of his dreams that can effect changes in reality, George Orr consults a psychiatrist who tries to make use of Orr's power. This literate and imaginative novel with well-drawn characterizations was first published in Amazing Stories magazine."@en
  • "The main character has dreams that alter reality."
  • "George Orr has dreams that come true--dreams that change reality. He dreams that the aunt who is sexually harassing him is killed in a car crash, and wakes to find that she died in a wreck six weeks ago, in another part of the country. But a far darker dream drives George into the care of a psychotherapist--a dream researcher who doesn't share George's ambivalence about altering reality."
  • ""In a future world racked by violence and environmental catastrophes, George Orr wakes up one day to discover that his dreams have the ability to alter reality. He seeks help from Dr. William Haber, a psychiatrist who immediately grasps the power George wields. Soon George must preserve reality itself as Dr. Haber becomes adept at manipulating George's dreams for his own purposes."--Publisher description."
  • "In a world beset by climate instability and overpopulation, George Orr discovers that his dreams have the power to alter reality. Upon waking, the world he knew has become a strange, barely recognizable place, where only George has the clear memory of how it was before. He seeks counseling from Dr. William Haber, a psychiatrist who immediately understands how powerful a weapon George wields. Soon, George is a pawn in Haber's dangerous game, where the fate of humanity grows more imperiled with every waking hour."@en

http://schema.org/genre

  • "Science fiction"
  • "Science fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Electronic books"@en

http://schema.org/name

  • "The Lathe of heaven"
  • "The lathe of heaven : a novel"@en
  • "The lathe of heaven : a novel"
  • "The lathe of heaven"@en
  • "The lathe of heaven"
  • "The Lathe of Heaven"
  • "The lathe of Heaven"