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Crosstalk

Author: Connie Willis
Publisher: New York : Del Rey, [2016]
Series: Lariat Reading List 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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"Science fiction icon Connie Willis brilliantly mixes a speculative plot, the wit of Nora Ephron, and the comedic flair of P.G. Wodehouse in Crosstalk--a genre-bending novel that pushes social media, smartphone technology, and twenty-four-hour availability to hilarious and chilling extremes as one young woman abruptly finds herself with way more connectivity than she ever desired. In the not-too-distant future, a
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Willis, Connie.
Crosstalk.
New York : Del Rey, [2016]
(DLC) 2016028814
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Connie Willis
ISBN: 9780345540676 0345540670 9781473200937 1473200938
OCLC Number: 908175844
Description: 498 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Lariat Reading List 2017.
Responsibility: Connie Willis.

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A fun read in which the phenomenon of telepathy is given a convincing scientific gloss. * MORNING STAR * Clever, delightful, and at all times very entertaining. Well worth a read. * SCIFINOW * A Read more...

 
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