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The memory of whiteness : a scientific romance

Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
Publisher: New York : Orb, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Orb edView all editions and formats
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In the year 3229 AD, when the best and sometimes only means of communication is through music, Johannes Wright, master Musician, and his friends and enemies journey toward an understanding of the Universe.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Stanley Robinson
ISBN: 0312861435 9780312861438
OCLC Number: 33277333
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Description: 351 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Visionary awakes --
Music of the spheres --
Midsummer night --
Terra Incognita --
Through the discontinuity --
Sun on Olympus --
Out of the plane --
Mars the planet of peace --
Time passes --
Mercury and Prometheus.
Responsibility: Kim Stanley Robinson.
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