The Crack in Space Author:Philp K. Dick In the year 2080 every crisis of a couple of centuries had come to maturity. It was an election year, and Jim Briskin,candidate for President.was trying to solve the unsolvable and appease the unappeasable. — There were tens of millions of people in deep-freeze waiting for better times-and the pressure was on to wake them up or throw them away. — ... more »The jiffi-scuttlers which bypassed space to speed travel were breaking down and someone had to find out why fast.
And the racial problem had reached the point where a colored man now seemed likely to be the next chief executive.
Add to that a breakthrough into another sort of space and contact with a long-forgotten ancestral race. . . and you have a complex, taut, and tremendously exciting science-fiction novel as only Philip K. Dick can write.« less