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Faster: The Acceleration of Just about Everything

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"Gleick has done a magnificent job of outlining and defining the problem in a cogent and witty fashion; this book is an exemplar of thorough reporting." Chicago Sun-Times

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"Fascinating and disturbing, amusing and informative, Faster is an eclectic stew combining history, academic research, and anecdotes drawn from the popular media." The Boston Globe

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"In years to come Faster will tell people what we were like as clearly as Dickens or Tom Wolfe." The New York Times

Synopsis:

Gleick examines the phenomenon of "hurry sickness" that has taken hold of today's society through cell phones, computers, faxes and remote controls.

About the Author

James Gleick lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679775485
Author:
Gleick, James
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Author:
Gleick, James
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Social Psychology
Subject:
Social aspects
Subject:
Time
Subject:
Time -- Psychological aspects.
Subject:
Time -- Social aspects.
Subject:
Aspects
Subject:
Science Reference-General
Subject:
science;time;technology;sociology;non-fiction;culture;society;physics;psychology;popular science;speed;acceleration;business;history
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
133
Publication Date:
20000931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
5 LINE DRAWINGS IN TEXT
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x 0.7 in 0.875 lb

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Product details 352 pages Vintage Books USA - English 9780679775485 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Gleick has done a magnificent job of outlining and defining the problem in a cogent and witty fashion; this book is an exemplar of thorough reporting."
"Review" by , "Fascinating and disturbing, amusing and informative, Faster is an eclectic stew combining history, academic research, and anecdotes drawn from the popular media."
"Review" by , "In years to come Faster will tell people what we were like as clearly as Dickens or Tom Wolfe."
"Synopsis" by , Gleick examines the phenomenon of "hurry sickness" that has taken hold of today's society through cell phones, computers, faxes and remote controls.
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