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Prisoner's dilemma

Author: Richard Powers
Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st HarperPerennial edView all editions and formats
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"Something is wrong with Eddie Hobson, Sr., father of four, sometime history teacher, quizmaster, black humorist, and virtuoso invalid. His recurring fainting spells have worsened, and with his ingrained aversion to doctors, his worried family tries to discover the nature of his sickness. Meanwhile, in private, Eddie puts the finishing touches on a secret project he calls Hobstown, a place that he promises will save  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Powers
ISBN: 0060977086 9780060977085
OCLC Number: 34046495
Description: 348 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Richard Powers.
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"Something is wrong with Eddie Hobson, Sr., father of four, sometime history teacher, quizmaster, black humorist, and virtuoso invalid. His recurring fainting spells have worsened, and with his ingrained aversion to doctors, his worried family tries to discover the nature of his sickness. Meanwhile, in private, Eddie puts the finishing touches on a secret project he calls Hobstown, a place that he promises will save him, the world, and everything that's in it."

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