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Galatea 2.2

Author: Richard Powers
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A man's experiment in creating the ideal woman. He is Richard Powers, a professor with a taste for the cerebral. As no woman matches his expectations, he creates Helen, a talking intelligence which he programs with his favored books. The novel follows Richard and Helen's relationship to its sad and inevitable conclusion. By the author of The Gold Bug Variations.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Powers
ISBN: 0374199485 9780374199487
OCLC Number: 31607027
Description: 329 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Galatea two point two
Responsibility: Richard Powers.

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A man's experiment in creating the ideal woman. He is Richard Powers, a professor with a taste for the cerebral. As no woman matches his expectations, he creates Helen, a talking intelligence which he programs with his favored books. The novel follows Richard and Helen's relationship to its sad and inevitable conclusion. By the author of The Gold Bug Variations.

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