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Cosmicomics

Author: Italo Calvino
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1976, ©1968.
Series: Harbrace paperbound library, HPL 69
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Enchanting stories about the evolution of the universe, with characters that are fashioned from mathematical formulae and cellular structures. "Naturally, we were all there, - old Qfwfq said, - where else could we have been? Nobody knew then that there could be space. Or time either: what use did we have for time, packed in there like sardines?"--Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Italo Calvino
ISBN: 0156226006 9780156226004
OCLC Number: 2521577
Notes: Translation of Le cosmicomiche.
"A Helen and Kurt Wolff book."
Description: 153 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: The distance of the moon. --
At daybreak. --
A sign in space. --
All at one point. --
Without colors. --
Games without end. --
The aquatic uncle. --
How much shall we bet?. --
The dinosaurs. --
The form of space. --
The light-years. --
The spiral.
Series Title: Harbrace paperbound library, HPL 69
Other Titles: Cosmicomiche.
Responsibility: by Italo Calvino ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver.
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Enchanting stories about the evolution of the universe, with characters that are fashioned from mathematical formulae and cellular structures. "Naturally, we were all there, - old Qfwfq said, - where else could we have been? Nobody knew then that there could be space. Or time either: what use did we have for time, packed in there like sardines?"--Publisher description.

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