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Dick, Philip K.
New York : Knopf, 2002.
ISBN 0375421874
In this futuristic society, it is possible to know about a murder before it takes place.  A special team of law enforcement officers are working with "precognizants" to make crime a thing of the past.  No longer is it necessary to track down criminals after crimes are committed - now, we can stop them before they commit the crimes.  It's a perfect system - or so it seems. Unfortunately, there are apparently certain flaws that have been swept under the rug.  The precognizants don't always see the future the same way.  Justice is doled out after the "minority report" is discarded, which works most of the time.  When one of these special law enforcement officers is pre-accused of the murder of someone he doesn't even know, things get weird.  In flight from his peers in the department, this officer needs to solve the case before he gets caught - or kills the victim.  (Brian Blum
SUBJECTS:     Crime prevention -- Fiction.
                        Science fiction.


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