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The great night

Author: Chris Adrian; William Shakespeare
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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On Midsummer's Eve 2008, three people, each on the run from a failed relationship, become trapped in San Francisco's Buena Vista Park, the secret home of Titania, Oberon, and their court. Titania has set loose an ancient menace, and the chaos that ensues threatens the lives of immortals and mortals alike.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Novels
Fiction
Named Person: Oberon, (Legendary character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Adrian; William Shakespeare
ISBN: 9780374166410 0374166412 9781250007384 1250007380
OCLC Number: 676728663
Notes: A retelling of Shakespeare's A midsummer night's dream.
Description: 292 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1953 --
Olden Farm --
Veblen's circle --
Neumann János --
MANIAC --
Fuld 219 --
6J6 --
V-40 --
Cyclogenesis --
Monte Carlo --
Ulam's demons --
Barricelli's universe --
Turing's cathedral --
Engineer's dreams --
Theory of self-reproducing automata --
Mach 9 --
The tale of the big computer --
The thirty-ninth step.
Responsibility: Chris Adrian.

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On Midsummer's Eve 2008, three people, each on the run from a failed relationship, become trapped in San Francisco's Buena Vista Park, the secret home of Titania, Oberon, and their court. Titania has set loose an ancient menace, and the chaos that ensues threatens the lives of immortals and mortals alike.

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