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The Resource The Difference Engine, William Gibson, (electronic resource)

The Difference Engine, William Gibson, (electronic resource)

Label
The Difference Engine
Title
The Difference Engine
Statement of responsibility
William Gibson
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Language
eng
Summary
1855: The Industrial Revolution is in full and inexorable swing, powered by steam-driven cybernetic Engines. Charles Babbage perfects his Analytical Engine and the computer age arrives a century ahead of its time. And three extraordinary characters race toward a rendezvous with history?and the future: Sybil Gerard ?a fallen woman, politician's tart, daughter of a Luddite agitator Edward "Leviathan" Mallory ?explorer and paleontologist Laurence Oliphant ?diplomat, mystic, and spy. Their adventure begins with the discovery of a box of punched Engine cards of unknown origin and purpose. Cards someone wants badly enough to kill for.... Part detective story, part historical thriller, The Difference Engine is the collaborative masterpiece by two of the most acclaimed science fiction authors writing today. Provocative, compelling, intensely imagined, it is a startling extension of Gibson's and Sterling's unique visions?and the beginning of movement we know today as "steampunk!" From the Paperback edition
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Gibson, William
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Sterling, Bruce
  • Overdrive Inc
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  • Fiction
  • Science Fiction
  • Thriller
  • Historical Fiction
Label
The Difference Engine, William Gibson, (electronic resource)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780345532589
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864253a5-db9c-40b1-a880-d1ef5a5f88c1
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  • other
  • remote
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  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read
Label
The Difference Engine, William Gibson, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780345532589
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
864253a5-db9c-40b1-a880-d1ef5a5f88c1
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System details
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read

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