Captive Market (short story)

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"Captive Market" is a science fiction short story by American writer Philip K. Dick, first published in the April 1955 issue of If and later in The Minority Report.[1][2] In it, an old woman uses her ability to travel through time to exploit a special market - a group of survivors in a post-apocalyptic world, struggling to repair a rocket to take them to Venus.[3]


  1. ^ "CAPTIVE MARKET". Philip K. Dick Fan Site.
  2. ^ Henri Wintz (2008). "The Captive Market (1955)". Philip K. Dick Bibliography.
  3. ^ Dick, Philip K. (1991). "Captive Market". The Minority Report. The Collected Short Stories of Philip K. Dick. Volume 4. Carol Publishing Group. pp. 37–51. ISBN 0-8065-1276-8.