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Author: Vernor Vinge
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Recovering Alzheimer's patient and former poet Robert Gu begins to retrain at a high school in order to become adjusted to the technology driven world. Unintentionally, he becomes involved in a conspiracy to use technology as a method for world domination and also feels compelled to protest against the changes planned for the UCSD Geisel Library where all the books there and worldwide would physically cease to exist.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Novels
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vernor Vinge
ISBN: 0312856849 9780312856847 9780812536362 0812536363
OCLC Number: 67711627
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Awards: Winner of Hugo Award (Novel) 2007
Winner of Locus Awards (Science Fiction) 2007
Description: 364 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Vernor Vinge.
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