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Equilateral : a novel

Autor: Ken Kalfus
Editora: New York : Bloomsbury, 2013.
Edição/Formato   Print book : Ficção : Inglês : First U.S. EditionVer todas as edições e formatos
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"A British astronomer, Thayer, high on Darwin and other progressive scientists of [his] age, has come to believe that beings more highly evolved than us are alive on Mars (he has evidence) and that there will be a perfect moment in which we can signal to them that we are here, too. He gets the support and funding for a massive project to build the Equilateral, a triangle with sides hundreds of miles long, in the  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Humorous fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Tipo de Material: Ficção
Tipo de Documento: Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Ken Kalfus
ISBN: 9781620400067 1620400065 9781620400166 1620400162
Número OCLC: 795174308
Descrição: 207 pages ; 22 cm
Responsabilidade: Ken Kalfus.

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"A British astronomer, Thayer, high on Darwin and other progressive scientists of [his] age, has come to believe that beings more highly evolved than us are alive on Mars (he has evidence) and that there will be a perfect moment in which we can signal to them that we are here, too. He gets the support and funding for a massive project to build the Equilateral, a triangle with sides hundreds of miles long, in the desert of Egypt in time for that perfect window. But as work progresses, the Egyptian workers, less evolved than the British, are also less than cooperative, and a bout of malaria that seems to activate at the worst moments makes it all much more confusing and complex than Thayer ever imagined"--Amazon.com.

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