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"did I had an extremely expensive wife - she would see a new car that she liked and just buy it... under California law I was bound to buy her debts. I think I turned out 16 novels in five years."
- Philip K. Dick

Dew Gatherers  
  Devices used to gather morning dew as a source of drinking water.  

Then he saw the human figures moving into the flower fields, sweeping them with strange scythe-like devices - dew gatherers. Water so precious here that even the dew must be collected.
From Dune, by Frank Herbert.
Published by Putnam in 1965
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