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Review:

"This is science fiction with an emphasis on science." Gerald Jonas, New York Times Book Review

Synopsis:

In the 30th century, most people have chosen immortality, joining the polises to become conscious software. Others have opted for robot bodies, while some holdouts remain "fleshers." And then there's the Orphan, a genderless digital being grown from a mind seed. It's up to the Orphan and a group of refugees to find the knowledge that will save inhabitants from extinction.

About the Author

Greg Egan is the author of the acclaimed SF novels Diaspora, Axiomatic, Quarantine, Permutation City, and Teranesia. A winner of the Hugo Award and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, Mr. Egan lives in Australia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061052811
Subtitle:
(a novel )
Author:
Egan, Greg
Publisher:
HarperPrism
Location:
New York
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction - High Tech
Subject:
High tech
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 289-290.
Series Volume:
no. 25a
Publication Date:
c1998
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
290 p.
Dimensions:
9.57x6.44x1.12 in. 1.10 lbs.

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Product details 290 p. pages HarperCollins Publishers - English 9780061052811 Reviews:
"Review" by , "This is science fiction with an emphasis on science."
"Synopsis" by , In the 30th century, most people have chosen immortality, joining the polises to become conscious software. Others have opted for robot bodies, while some holdouts remain "fleshers." And then there's the Orphan, a genderless digital being grown from a mind seed. It's up to the Orphan and a group of refugees to find the knowledge that will save inhabitants from extinction.
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