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Sleeping giants

Author: Sylvain Neuvel
Publisher: New York : Del Rey, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"17 years ago: A girl in South Dakota falls through the earth, then wakes up dozens of feet below ground on the palm of what seems to be a giant metal hand. Today: She is a top-level physicist leading a team of people to understand exactly what that hand is, where it came from, and what it portends for humanity. A swift and spellbinding tale told almost exclusively through transcriptions of interviews conducted by a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Diary fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvain Neuvel
ISBN: 9781101886694 1101886692 9781101886717 1101886714 9781405921886 1405921889 9780718181697 0718181697
OCLC Number: 910979593
Description: 304 pages ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Sylvain Neuvel.
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"17 years ago: A girl in South Dakota falls through the earth, then wakes up dozens of feet below ground on the palm of what seems to be a giant metal hand. Today: She is a top-level physicist leading a team of people to understand exactly what that hand is, where it came from, and what it portends for humanity. A swift and spellbinding tale told almost exclusively through transcriptions of interviews conducted by a mysterious and unnamed character, this is a unique debut that describes a hunt for truth, power, and giant body parts"--

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It bursts at the seams with big ideas. This book is a sheer blast from start to finish. I haven't had this much fun reading in ages * Blake Crouch * This year's The Martian * Buzzfeed Summer Reads * Read more...

 
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