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Odds against tomorrow : [a novel]

Author: Nathaniel Rich; Oliver Munday
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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While working for a mysterious financial consulting firm that offers insurance to corporations against impending catastrophic events, a gifted young mathematician becomes increasingly obsessed with doomsday scenarios until one of his actual worst-case scenarios unfolds in Manhattan.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Rich; Oliver Munday
ISBN: 9780374224240 0374224242
OCLC Number: 795174382
Description: 306 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Part One: Brugada ; The futurist --
Part Two: Every silver lining has a cloud ; Sternman --
Part Three: Future days ; Flatlanders.
Responsibility: Nathaniel Rich ; [illustrations by Oliver Munday].

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