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Anathem

Author: Neal StephensonYolande De KorteDave WallShubhani SarkarErvin SerranoAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, 2008. ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Raz, a mathematician, is among a cohort of secluded scientists and philosophers who are called upon to save the world from impending catastrophe.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neal Stephenson; Yolande De Korte; Dave Wall; Shubhani Sarkar; Ervin Serrano; Arcangel Images,
ISBN: 9780061474095 0061474096 9780061694943 0061694940 9781843549154 1843549158 9780061474101 006147410X
OCLC Number: 191930336
Notes: Jacket photographs by Yolande De Korte / Dave Wall @ Arcangel Images.
Book design by Shubhani Sarkar.
Jacket design by Ervin Serrano.
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Description: xvii, 937 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Provener --
Apert --
Eliger --
Anathem --
Voco --
Peregrin --
Feral --
Orithena --
Inbrase --
Messal --
Advent --
Requiem --
Reconstitution --
Glossary --
Addende: Calca #1-3.
Responsibility: Neal Stephenson.
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Reminiscent of a cross between Mervyn Peake, H. G. Wells and Umberto Eco, another inimitably and brilliantly original novel from the bestselling author of Snowcrash and Cryptonomicon.  Read more...

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