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City of a thousand suns

Author: Samuel R Delany; Jack Gaughan
Publisher: New York : Ace Books, Inc., [1965] ©1965
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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1500 years in the future Earth, recovering from a nuclear holocaust, is ruled by the empire of Toromon, and is engaged in a bizarre interstellar war in which soldiers are wired into a computer and teleported to battle. The teleportation, however, is false: the soldiers experience battle and survivors remember the deaths of their comrades, but in fact this is computer generated. All remain in their "coffins" and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction, American
Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel R Delany; Jack Gaughan
OCLC Number: 1539300
Notes: "First book publication."--Cover.
Volume 3 of the author's trilogy, The Fall of the towers.
Description: 156 pages ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: Samuel R. Delany ; cover and art work by Jack Gaughan.

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1500 years in the future Earth, recovering from a nuclear holocaust, is ruled by the empire of Toromon, and is engaged in a bizarre interstellar war in which soldiers are wired into a computer and teleported to battle. The teleportation, however, is false: the soldiers experience battle and survivors remember the deaths of their comrades, but in fact this is computer generated. All remain in their "coffins" and the dead are incinerated.

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