"The Great Wall of Mexico"

Title"The Great Wall of Mexico"
Year for Search1973
AuthorsSladek, John T[homas](1937-2000)
Secondary AuthorsDisch, Thomas M[ichael](1940-2008)
Secondary TitleBad Moon Rising
Pagination114-46
Date Published1973
PublisherHarper & Row
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author, US author
Annotation

Future U. S. dystopia in which there is an incompetent president, the government spies on everyone, the elderly are warehoused, and a wall is built to keep out illegal immigrants. 1971 Waskow is probably the basis for this.

Additional Publishers

U. K. ed. without the T. in his name (London: Hutchinson of London, 1974), 125-58. Rpt. without the T. in his name in his Keep the Giraffe Burning (London: Panther, 1977), 168-99; and again without the T. in his name in SciFiction www. scifi.com/scifiction/ Posted December 22, 2005. No longer available online.

Author Note

U. S. author (1937-2000) who lived in the England for about twenty years from 1966

Full Text

1973 Sladek, John T[homas] (1937-2000). “The Great Wall of Mexico.” Bad Moon Rising. Ed. Thomas M. Disch (New York: Harper & Row, 1973), 114-46. U. K. ed. without the T. in his name (London: Hutchinson of London, 1974), 125-58. Rpt. without the T. in his name in his Keep the Giraffe Burning (London: Panther, 1977), 168-99; and again without the T. in his name in SciFiction www. scifi.com/scifiction/ Posted December 22, 2005. No longer available on line.

Future U. S. dystopia in which there is an incompetent president, the government spies on everyone, the elderly are warehoused, and a wall is built to keep out illegal immigrants.