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|citizens||world||4913||Asimov, Isaac. The Naked Sun in The Robot Novels (omnibus). Garden City, NY: Doubleday (c. 1957); pg. 312.||"'...Now Sparta in its heydey consisted of a relatively small number of Spartiates, the only full citizens, plus a somewhat larger number of second-class individuals, the Perioeci, and a really large number of outright slaves, the Helots. The Helots outnumbered the Spartiates a matter of twenty to one...' "|
|cola||Africa||2008||McDonald, Ian. Evolution's Shore. New York: Bantam (1997; c. 1995); pg. 42.||Pg. 42: Coke; pg. 156: diet Coke; Pg. 203: Coke; Pg. 244: Coca-Cola; Coke; Pg. 288: Diet Coke|
|cola||Africa||2015||Julian, Astrid. "Bringing Sissy Home " in L. Ron Hubbard Presents The Best of Writers of the Future (Algis Budrys, ed.) Los Angeles, CA: Bridge Publications (2000; c. 1992); pg. 242.||"The red neon Coca-Cola sign at the cafe across the street from the station explodes in a shower of yellow sparks. "|
|cola||Arizona||1954||Henderson, Zenna. Pilgrimage: The Book of the People. New York: Avon (1961); pg. 168.||"The Francher kid sat down on one end of a twelve-by-twelve that lay half in our garden and half behind the store. Carefully and neatly he arranged his booty along the timber. Three Cokes, a box of candy bars, and a huge harmonica that had been in the store for years. He sat and studied the items, touching each one with a fingertip. Then he picked up a Coke and studied the cap on it. "|
|cola||Arizona||1989||Wilson, Robert Charles. Gypsies. New York: Doubleday (1989); pg. 154.||"Karen ordered a club sandwich and a Coke. Michael asked for a hamburger... "|
|cola||Arizona||1991||Fillerup, Michael. "Lost and Found " in Bright Angels & Familiars. (Eugene England, ed.) Salt Lake City, UT: Signature Books (1992; story c. 1991); pg. 188.||"Tom smiled recalling the way the old man's eyes used to peer out from under the flat brim of his black felt hat, the dark little orbs floating behind his Coke bottle lenses like jellyfish in formaldehyde. "|
|cola||Arizona||1996||Powers, Tim. Expiration Date. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 18.|| "...during this last week at the Roosevelt Station, outside of town, there had been too much overtime for him to do anything more than work, come back here to gulp a couple of Cokes and shoot a couple of games of pool, and sleep.
...He walked to the bar, and Morrie was already behind it tilting a plastic cup under the Coke tap. "
|cola||Arizona||1996||Powers, Tim. Expiration Date. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 19.|| "He pushed away the Coke. 'Give me a shot of Wild Turkey and a Coors chaser, would you?'
Morrie raised his eyebrows, but hiked up the bottle of bourbon without remarking on the fact that this would be the first real drink Sullivan had ever ordered in the place. "
|cola||Australia||1987||Bryant, Edward. "Down in the Dreamtime " in Wild Cards IV: Aces Abroad (George R.R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1988); pg. 280-281.|| "'The Dreamtime?'...
'All things in the shadow world were created here first,' said Warreen. 'Birds, creatures, grass, the ways of doing things...'
Cordelia looked around her. There was little to see. 'These are the originals?' she asked. 'I've only seen the copies before?... I don't see any dune buggies,' she said a bit petulantly, feeling the heat. 'I don't see any airliners or vending machines full of ice-cold Diet Pepsi.'
He answered her seriously. 'Those are only variations. Here is where everything begins.'
...The image she couldn't get out of her head was that of cold cans of soda, the moisture beading on the aluminum outsides. She ached to hear the click and hiss as the tabs peeled back. and the bubbles, the taste . . . "
|cola||Belize||1991||Foster, Alan Dean. A Call to Arms. New York: Ballantine (1991); pg. 145.||"...finding joy in a muddy puddle or an empty liter bottle of 7-Up. "|
|cola||Brazil||2020||Anthony, Patricia. "Anomaly " in Eating Memories. Woburn, MA: First Books; Baltimore, MD: Old Earth Books (1997; c. 1988); pg. 50.|| "'I don't have a beer. Would you like a Coke?'
|cola||Brunei||2035||Sterling, Bruce. "Green Days in Brunei " in Future on Fire (Orson Scott Card, ed.) New York: Tor (1991; story copyright 1985); pg. 351-352.|| "'Jamming equipment,' said Brooke with a wink. 'The sultanate set it up years ago. Islamic, Malaysian, Japanese--you'd be surprised how violently people insist on being listened to.'
'Freedom of speech,' Turner said.
'How free is it when only rich nations can afford to talk? The Net's expensive, Turner. To you it's a way of life, but for us it's just a giant megaphone for Coca-Cola. We built this to block the shouting of the outside world...' "
|cola||California||1953||Dick, Philip K. Mary and the Giant. New York: Arbor House (1987); pg. 1.||P. 1: "On the side of the barn an old Coca-Cola sign was vaguely visible. "; Pg. 3: Coke|
|cola||California||1963||Dick, Philip K. Radio Free Albemuth. New York: Arbor House (1985); pg. 28.||Pg. 28: "'Maybe your destiny lies directly at the center of Disneyland. You could sleep under the Matterhorn ride and live on Coke and hot dogs, like they sell there. They're bathrooms. You'd have all you need.' "; Pg. 50: "...peering through their Coke-bottle-bottom glasses "; Pg. 71: Pepsi|
|cola||California||1967||Koontz, Dean R. Lightning. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (1988); pg. 88.||Coke|
|cola||California||1970||Freedman, Nancy. Joshua Son of None. New York: Delacorte Press (1973); pg. 116.||"...billboards. Orange Julius. Vita-C Cola.... "|
|cola||California||1971||Dick, Philip K. Valis. New York: Bantam (1981); pg. 67.||Coca-Cola|
|cola||California||1972||Dick, Philip K. "The Android and the Human " in The Dark-Haired Girl. Willimantic, CT: Mark V. Ziesing (1988; c. 1972); pg. 132.||Coca Cola [Also, pg. 161.]|
|cola||California||1972||Dick, Philip K. "The Evolution of a Vital Love " in The Dark-Haired Girl. Willimantic, CT: Mark V. Ziesing (1988; c. 1972); pg. 173.||Coca Cola|
|cola||California||1972||Dick, Philip K. The Dark-Haired Girl. Willimantic, CT: Mark V. Ziesing (1988; c. 1972); pg. 48.||Coca Cola|
|cola||California||1975||Dick, Philip K. The Transmigration of Timothy Archer. New York: Timescape Books (1982); pg. 11.||Pg. 11: "There is a lesson there. So perhaps I have enlightenment; I know not to doubt. I know, also, to take more than two bottles of Coca-Cola with me when I drive out into the wastelands, ten thousand miles from home... "; Pg. 227: Coke; Pg. 231: Coke|
|cola||California||1981||Dick, Philip K. Dr. Bloodmoney. New York: Bluejay Books (1985; c. 1965); pg. 10.||"To his new patient, Doctor Stockstill said, 'Cup of coffee? Or tea or Coke?' "|
|cola||California||1985||Bear, Greg. Blood Music. New York: Arbor House (1985); pg. 32.||"He stopped at Guinevere's Pizza Parlor and forced himself to order a medium garbage pizza and a salad and Coke. "|
|cola||California||1988||Koontz, Dean R. Lightning. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (1988); pg. 150.||Pg. 150: Coke; Pg. 247: Cokes|
|cola||California||1994||Dick, Philip K. A Scanner Darkly. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1977); pg. 44.||"Every week small-denomination bills were dispensed to him by a machine masquerading as a Dr. Pepper source at a Mexican Bar and restaurant in Placentia. "|
|cola||California||1994||Dick, Philip K. A Scanner Darkly. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1977); pg. 57.||"And as he looked around he saw that the windows of the small, untidy apartment were broken. Shards of glass lay on the floor, along with overturned ashtrays and Coke bottles. "|
|cola||California||1994||Dick, Philip K. A Scanner Darkly. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1977); pg. 74.||"'Do you think... that when we die and appear before god on Judgment Day, that our sins will be listed in chronological order or in order of severity... or alphabetically? Because I don't want to have God boom out at me when I die at the age of eighty-six, 'So you're the little boy who stole the three Coke bottles off the Coca-Cola truck when it was parked in the 7-11 lot back in 1962, and you've got a lot of fast talking to do.' ' "|
|cola||California||1994||Dick, Philip K. A Scanner Darkly. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1977); pg. 87.|| "'...What you have before you, this BG test, measures the accuracy of your percept system to act as a unified whole. Can you see the form here? It should jump right out at you.'
'I see a Coke bottle,' Fred said.
'A soda pop bottle is correct,' the seated deputy said... "
|cola||California||1994||Dick, Philip K. A Scanner Darkly. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1977); pg. 115.|| "'How many--like when you ripped off that Coca-Cola truck you were tailgating that day--how many bottles of Coke did you rip off? How many crates?'
'A month's worth,' Donna said. 'For me and my friends.' " [More, pg. 116, 188-189, 202-203, 206.]
|cola||California||1995||Powers, Tim. Earthquake Weather. New York: Tor (1997); pg. 211.||-|
|cola||California||2050||Dick, Philip K. "The Golden Man " in The Golden Man. New York: Berkley (1980; c. 1954); pg. 4.||Pg. 4-5: coke|
|cola||California||2050||Dick, Philip K. The Simulacra. New York: Random House (2002; c. 1964); pg. 40.||Coke; Coca-Cola|
|cola||California: Berkeley||1996||Sawyer, Robert J. Frameshift. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1997); pg. 175.||Pg. 175, 177: Sprite; Pg. 232: Dr Pepper; Pg. 286: Pepsi|
|cola||California: Fresno||1994||Ing, Dean. Spooker. New York: Tom Doherty Associates (1995); pg. 95.||Coke|
|cola||California: Los Angeles||1945||Dick, Philip K. Puttering About in a Small Land. Chicago, IL: Academy Chicago Publishers (1985); pg. 61.||Coca-Cola|
|cola||California: Los Angeles||1980||Simmons, Dan. Carrion Comfort. New York: Warner Books (1990; c. 1989); pg. 58.||"Sheriff Bobby Joe Gentry rocked back in his chair and took another sip from his can of RC Cola. His feet were propped up on his cluttered desk and the leather of his gunbelt creaked... "|
|cola||California: Los Angeles||1989||Wilson, Robert Charles. Gypsies. New York: Doubleday (1989); pg. 41.||"'But let's walk,' Karen said... They took Cokes out along the beach. "|
|cola||California: Los Angeles||1993||DeChance, John. MagicNet. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1993); pg. 116.||"There was a distinct emphasis on American consumer culture--soda bottles, cigarette tins, commercial art... "|
|cola||California: Los Angeles||1993||DeChance, John. MagicNet. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1993); pg. 149.||"We passed numerous convenience stores, wherein coolers full of Pepsi and Mountain Dew and Nehi Grape and Canada Dry ginger ale and Coke and Gatorade and Dole fruit juice, all glistening with frost in their convenient aluminum cans or recyclable glass containers, sang songs that Odysseus never heard. " [Also pg. 152.]|
|cola||California: Los Angeles||1993||Shiner, Lewis. Glimpses. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1993); pg. 116.||Pg. 116: "'If you're from the future,' Brian said, during a Pepsi ad, 'who's going to win the Super Bowl?' "; Pg. 123: Coca-Cola; Pg. 155: "Boat traffic had killed everything, left the entire bottom white except for the occasional red of a Coke can or... "; Pg. 233: 7-Up (also pg. 242); Pg. 241: Pepsi bottle caps; Pg. 283, 312: Coke|
|cola||California: Los Angeles||1996||Powers, Tim. Expiration Date. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 19.||"...this hidden side was green-painted clapboard with decoratively framed doors and windows, and wooden steps leading up to a long, roofed balcony. Someone had stored a dozen big Coca-Cola vending machines back here, but Kootie didn't think anyone would be coming back for them soon. He doubted that anyone had looked in on this little yard since about 1970. " [Other refs., pg. 21, 37-38, 87, 103, 157, 185, 237-238, 248, 287, 324, 335.]|
|cola||California: Los Angeles||1997||Sawyer, Robert J. Illegal Alien. New York: Ace Books (1997); pg. 176.||"He sat in the dark, sipping diet Pepsi from a can. "|
|cola||California: Los Angeles||2000||Cooper, Bernard. "Hunters and Gatherers " in Circa 2000: Gay Fiction at the Millennium (Robert Drake & Terry Wolverton, eds). Los Angeles, CA: Alyson Pub. (2000; c. 1995); pg. 30.||"...Rick wondered if it would be impolite to ask for a Coke or whether he should wait until something was offered. "|
|cola||California: Orange County||2027||Robinson, Kim Stanley. The Gold Coast. New York: Tor (1995; c. 1988); pg. 102.||"They put the meager supply of groceries into the filthy refrigerator: tortillas, soy hamburger, beans, Coke. " [Also pg. 137.]|
|cola||California: San Diego||2055||Dick, Philip K. Now Wait for Last Year. New York: Manor Books (1976); pg. 39.|| "'Enjoy yourself! Live it up 1935 style! Was that during prohibition? No, I guess that was earlier. Have a Pepsi-Cola.'
'I was about to try a raspberry Kool-Aid,' Eric said... "
|cola||California: San Francisco||1955||Dick, Philip K. The Broken Bubble. New York: Arbor House/William Morrow (1988); pg. 41.||"...high school kids in white cotton shorts and shirts, filled up the booths, eating hamburgers and drinking Cokes. The racket was terrific... "|
|cola||California: San Francisco||1955||Dick, Philip K. The Broken Bubble. New York: Arbor House/William Morrow (1988); pg. 46.|| "As the three of them trudged along, Joe Mantila said, 'let's go get a Coke.'
'No,' Ferde said, 'this is important.' "
|cola||California: San Francisco||1955||Dick, Philip K. The Broken Bubble. New York: Arbor House/William Morrow (1988); pg. 216.|| "'What do you want?' he said, getting out change.
'Just a Coke.'
With her Coke she leaned against the side of the stand...
'You can--look out for her.' Finishing her coke, she put the empty cup down on the ledge of the window; she picked up her package and started off. "
|cola||California: San Francisco||1989||Wilson, Robert Charles. Gypsies. New York: Doubleday (1989); pg. 168.|| "The talk went on like this Michael finished his sandwich and went down the hall for a Coke...
The two women turned their heads as if they had forgotten he was there. Michael took another sip of the Coke and said... "
|cola||California: San Francisco||1991||Blaylock, James P. The Paper Grail. New York: Ace Books (1991); pg. 68.||Pg. 68: "He peered into the refrigerator again, pushing things around, trying to find something that appealed to him. 'Coke?' he asked.
'Thanks...' "; Pg. 69: "He squinted at the unopened Coca-Cola cans. "; Pg. 70: "'Look here,' Uncle Roy said, suddenly animated. 'It's nearly four o'clock. Forget the Cokes. Let's make a little run down to Sammy's...' " [Also pg. 319.]
|cola||Cambodia||1997||Drake, David. The Tank Lords. New York: Baen (1997); pg. 388.||[Author's afterword.] "...the Coke girls, hooch maids and boom-boom girls... " [Also pg. 389.]|
|cola||Canada||1993||Katz, Welwyn Wilton. Come Like Shadows. Regina, Saskatchewan: Coteau Books (2001; 1993); pg. 33.||"'Call me Bill. want a coffee while you wait for Jeneva? A coke, maybe?' "|
|cola||Colorado||1971||Simmons, Dan. "Entropy's Bed at Midnight " in Lovedeath. New York: Warner Books (1993); pg. 2.||"...when I met her that summer after I'd returned from Vietnam and hit the Pepsi truck. " [Also pg. 15-16. The character's collision with a Pepsi truck is a major plot point.]|
|cola||Colorado: Boulder||1996||Willis, Connie. Bellwether. New York: Bantam Spectra (1997; 1st ed. 1996); pg. 141.|| "I started through the recycling bin, into which somebody (very probably Flip) had dropped a half-full can of Coke... I bent over the bin and grabbed a second [stack of papers], hoping the Coke hadn't trickled all the way to the bottom. It had... 'We'll find it,' I said, prying a Coke-gummed page free from the wad. Halfway through the papers I gave a yelp.
'Did you find it?' he said hopefully.
'No. Sorry.' I showed him the sticky pages. 'It's the marcel wave notes I was looking for...' "
|cola||Deep Space 9||2374||Carey, Diane. Call to Arms . . . (Star Trek: DS9 / The Dominion War: Book 2 of 4). New York: Pocket Books (1998); pg. 233.||"'Or perhaps the son of our illustrious first officer would prefer an Earth beverage. A glass of 'root beer.' A lump of 'ice cream'!' "|
|cola||Ecuador||1986||Vonnegut, Kurt. Galapagos. New York: Delacorte Press (1985); pg. 10.||"...James Wait sat in the bar, nursing a rum and Coca-Cola. He was not a drinker, actually, since he lived by his wits, and could not afford to have the delicate switches of the big computer in his skull short-circuited by alcohol. His drink was a theatrical prop--like the price tag on his ridiculous shirt. "|
|cola||Egypt||1986||Gerstner-Miller, Gail. "Down by the Nile " in Wild Cards IV: Aces Abroad (George R.R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1988); pg. 162.||[At the Temple of the Living Gods.] "He led them past groups of tourists posing next to statues of the gods, booths that sold everything from Kodak film, key rings, and Coca-Cola to replicas of antique jewelry and little statuettes of the gods themselves. "|
|cola||El Salvador||1981||Shepard, Lucius. "Salvador " in Modern Classics of Science Fiction. (Gardner Dozois, ed.) New York: St. Martin's Press (1991; story c. 1984); pg. 524.|| "...was wearing fatigue pants and a faded COKE ADDS LIFE T-shirt. This T-shirt irritated DT to no end.
'What the hell you know 'bout Coke?' he asked the kid as they headed for the chopper that was to carry them deeper into Morazan Province. 'You think it's funny or somethin'?' He whacked the kid in the back with his rifle butt... "
|cola||Europe||2020||Grossbach, Robert. "Of Scorned Women and Causal Loops " in The Year's Best Science Fiction, Vol. 17 (Gardner Dozois, ed.) New York: St. Martin's Press (2000); pg. 563.||"They entered the cantina. Candy and Coke machines on one wall. Ten tables and chairs. Microwave oven. Coffee stand. "|
|cola||Florida||1993||Simmons, Dan. The Hollow Man. New York: Bantam (1993); pg. 29.||Pg. 29, 31: RC Cola; Pg. 99: Coke|
|cola||Florida||2010||Baxter, Stephen. Manifold: Time. New York: Ballantine (2000); pg. 35.||"Dan Ystebo was fat, breathy, intense, thirtyish, with Coke-bottle glasses and a mop of unlikely red hair... "|
|cola||France||2010||Anthony, Patricia. Cold Allies. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1993); pg. 80.||"Even after the CRAV was safe abed, Gordon sat in the black silence of the goggles, letting his nerves settle like fizz off a Coke. "|
|cola||France||2030||McAuley, Paul J. Fairyland. New York: Avon Books (1997; c 1995); pg. 145.||"Little mice run from the light, scurrying across yellow scraps of newspaper and wads of soggy leaves. A Coke can shines like a jewel. "|
|cola||galaxy||2200||Zelazny, Roger. This Immortal. New York: Ace Books (1966); pg. 27.||"He was busy pouring Myshtigo a real Coke from the pitcher in the exec dip-tray... the real thing. 'Earth's second contribution to galactic culture,' one of their contemporary historians had called it. The first contribution, of course, being a very fine new social problem of the sort that weary Vegan philosophers had been waiting around for generations to have happen. "|
|cola||galaxy||2250||Dick, Philip K. A Maze of Death. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1970); pg. 154.||"'...Oh dear; I don't have any soda. Can you enjoy it with just bottled tapwater? And no ice?' "|