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Ada and the engine

Author: Lauren Gunderson
Publisher: New York, NY : Dramatists Play Service, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : English
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As the British Industrial Revolution dawns, young Ada Byron Lovelace (daughter of the flamboyant and notorious Lord Byron) sees the boundless creative potential in the "analytic engines" of her friend and soul mate Charles Babbage, inventor of the first mechanical computer. Ada envisions a whole new world where art and information converge--a world she might not live to see. A music-laced story of love, friendship,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Ada King Lovelace, Countess of; Charles Babbage; Charles Babbage; Ada King Lovelace, Countess of
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lauren Gunderson
ISBN: 0822237709 9780822237709
OCLC Number: 1004825934
Notes: 3 men, 3 women (doubling/flexible casting).
Description: 79 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: by Lauren Gunderson.

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As the British Industrial Revolution dawns, young Ada Byron Lovelace (daughter of the flamboyant and notorious Lord Byron) sees the boundless creative potential in the "analytic engines" of her friend and soul mate Charles Babbage, inventor of the first mechanical computer. Ada envisions a whole new world where art and information converge--a world she might not live to see. A music-laced story of love, friendship, and the edgiest dreams of the future. Jane Austen meets Steve Jobs in this poignant pre-tech romance heralding the computer age.

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