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Operation Misfit (Operation Series #1)

3.09  ·  Rating Details  ·  22 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Rod Garvin just made too many waves for the Thought Control Board that controlled the 21st century. Throwing him in an insane asylum didn't restrain him. Nor, when that didn't work, did sentencing him to a suicide job on Mars. Garvin was bright, driven, and stubborn. The only thing Thought Control could was was get rid of him -- quietly and permanently. And that was fine w ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 288 pages
Published July 12th 1980 by Del Rey
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brian dean
Feb 20, 2015 brian dean rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I needed some light reading to get me through Lunar New Year with the in-laws. This fit the bill exactly. I remember loving the story twenty or (gulp) thirty years ago and saw that it, and its sequels, are now available as ebooks.

Part of what makes the book interesting is the background of the writer. Price seems to have been a poor-man's Burton, a soldier of fortune who spent a lot of time in the East and fell in love with it. As with Burton, he apparently developed yellow fever and the book, a
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Sean
Found this in my Grandpa's book collection. It's old and out of touch with modern science fiction but it was still fun to read thus earning its extra star.
Logan
Aug 11, 2016 Logan rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Took a long time to get through the first 75 pages or so. Slightly more interesting after that, but I've read too many better space operas to be interested by this one.
John
Apr 28, 2015 John rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
1982 grade C-
Ove
Nov 09, 2012 Ove rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
a bit dated but still enjoyable
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Originally intending to be a career soldier, Price graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point; he served in the American Expeditionary Force in World War I, and with the American military in Mexico and the Philippines. He was a champion fencer and boxer, an amateur Orientalist, and a student of the Arabic language; science-fiction author Jack Williamson, in his 1984 autobiogra ...more
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