SEA OF GLASS. New York: St. Martin's Press, . Octavo, boards. First edition. "Longyear's most powerful novel and one of the grimmest stories of overpopulation ever written. When seven-year-old Thomas Windom's parents are discovered to have committed the crime of having an illegal child in the grossly overpopulated twenty-first century, they are put to death gruesomely on public television, and Thomas is sent to spend the rest of his life in a brutal labor camp." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-679. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature 1986-2009. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#104686).
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