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The Playmasters

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Never will so many have given so much for so few. The aliens came to Earth not for conquest, but simply to create a way and watch it played out by humans. But they are prohibited from using any technology not developed on the planet - and 20th century armaments are too primitive for good sport. The answer is to persuade the Earth's leaders to found a thing tank group secre ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 317 pages
Published 1987 by Baen Books
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May 24, 2015 Crosenblum rated it it was amazing
Something special about this book, so much weirdness and yet interesting reflections of mysticism but in an electronic fashion.

Also loved the military action, and the debonairness.

So much to really rethink, and read about this book.
Nov 10, 2014 John rated it really liked it
Shelves: scifi
1989 grade B-
2008 grade B

coauthor = Martin

Series book R2
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Really good book if you have a decent understanding of meta-physics yourself
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John Dalmas -pseudonym for John Robert Jones- grew up in Minnesota and Michigan and now resides in Spokane, Washington. He was a parachute infantryman in WWII and was discharged in 1946 without ever being put seriously in harm's way. He has worked as a longshoreman, merchant seaman, logger, construction worker, and smokejumper. He attended Michigan State, majoring in forestry, but also taking crea ...more
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