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The diamond age

Author: Neal Stephenson
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, ©2000.
Series: A Bantam spectra book
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : Bantam trade reissueView all editions and formats
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The story of an interactive book, A Young Lady's Illustrated Primer, written by John Hackworth, a nano engineer. It helps a girl become a princess and educates an army of girls who eventually save his life. The setting is a world where molecular machines create any object desired and where nations have been replaced by cultural enclaves, in this case the neo-Victorians of coastal China. Part-science fiction,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Postcyberpunk fiction
Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neal Stephenson
ISBN: 0553380966 9780553380965
OCLC Number: 44967380
Notes: Subtitle on cover: A young lady's illustrated primer.
Description: 455 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Title: A Bantam spectra book
Other Titles: Young lady's illustrated primer
Responsibility: Neal Stephenson.

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The story of an interactive book, A Young Lady's Illustrated Primer, written by John Hackworth, a nano engineer. It helps a girl become a princess and educates an army of girls who eventually save his life. The setting is a world where molecular machines create any object desired and where nations have been replaced by cultural enclaves, in this case the neo-Victorians of coastal China. Part-science fiction, part-political thriller.

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by CHILDREE (WorldCat user on 2005-10-30)

Wikipedia entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Diamond_Age

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