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Odds against tomorrow

Author: Nathaniel Rich
Publisher: New York : Picador, Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Picador editionView 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: Science fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Rich
ISBN: 9781250043641 1250043646
OCLC Number: 849210788
Description: 306 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Part One --
Brugada --
The Futurist --
Part Two --
Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud --
Sternman --
Part Three --
Future Days --
Flanders.
Responsibility: Nathaniel Rich.

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