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Exhalation

Author: Ted Chiang
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2019. ©2019
Series: Thorndike Press large print basic
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
"THE UNIVERSE BEGAN AS AN ENORMOUS BREATH BEING HELD." In these nine stunningly original, provocative, and poignant stories, Ted Chiang tackles some of humanity's oldest questions along with new quandaries only he could imagine. In "The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate," a portal through time forces a fabric seller in ancient Baghdad to grapple with past mistakes and second chances. In "Exhalation," an alien  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Short stories
Science fiction
Nouvelles
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Chiang
ISBN: 9781432871376 1432871374
OCLC Number: 1105735001
Description: 513 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Contents: The merchant and the alchemist's gate --
Exhalation --
What's expected of us --
The lifecycle of software objects --
Dacey's patent automatic nanny --
The truth of fact, the truth of feeling --
The great silence --
Omphalos --
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print basic
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: by Ted Chiang.

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"THE UNIVERSE BEGAN AS AN ENORMOUS BREATH BEING HELD." In these nine stunningly original, provocative, and poignant stories, Ted Chiang tackles some of humanity's oldest questions along with new quandaries only he could imagine. In "The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate," a portal through time forces a fabric seller in ancient Baghdad to grapple with past mistakes and second chances. In "Exhalation," an alien scientist makes a shocking discovery with ramifications that are literally universal. In "Anxiety Is the Dizziness of Freedom," the ability to glimpse into alternate universes necessitates a radically new examination of the concepts of choice and free will. Including stories being published for the first time as well as some of his rare and classic uncollected work, Exhalation is Ted Chiang at his best: profound, sympathetic--revelatory"--

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