They Walked like Men

They Walked like Men

by Clifford D. Simak

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ISBN-13: 9780786251575
Publisher: Gale Group
Publication date: 03/28/2003
Series: Science Fiction Ser.
Edition description: Large Print
Pages: 371
Product dimensions: 6.42(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.17(d)

About the Author

During his fifty-five-year career, Clifford D. Simak (1904-1988) produced some of the most iconic science fiction stories ever written. Born on a farm in southwestern Wisconsin, Simak got a job at a small-town newspaper in 1929 and eventually became news editor of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, writing fiction in his spare time. He is the author of the Hugo Award¿winning classic Way Station as well as City.

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They Walked like Men 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
RandyStafford on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
A highly entertaining novel with a very unique alien invasion. (A gentle satire on slavish devotion to capitalism.) The story moved quickly. As usual, Simak does an excellent job of portraying his desperate, doubting protagonist. The usual Simak touches are there: the lovely rural settings, the gentle animal characters, and the strange aliens. As usual, science and technology are not crucial to the story. Simak barely gives an explanation for his bowling ball aliens¿ mode of transportation. Here, his aliens are harder edged than usual. They actually kill people here.