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Product Number: OB3563
Released: 21 May, 2015
Business Term: OBOU Purchase
ISBN: #9780008132552
Narrator(s): Peter Brooke
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The astounding new novel from the master of science fiction.President Barack Obama's summer reading choice and recently optioned by Ron Howard and IMAGINE to be made into a major motion picture.What would happen if the world were ending?When a catastrophic event renders the earth a ticking time bomb, it triggers a feverish race against the inevitable. An ambitious plan is devised to ensure the survival of humanity far beyond our atmosphere. But unforeseen dangers threaten the intrepid pioneers, until only a handful of survivors remain.Five thousand years later, their progeny - seven distinct races now three billion strong - embark on yet another audacious journey into the unknown, to an alien world utterly transformed by cataclysm and time: Earth.A writer of dazzling genius and imaginative vision, Neal Stephenson combines science, philosophy, technology, psychology, and literature in a magnificent work of speculative fiction that offers a portrait of a future that is at once extraordinary and eerily recognizable. He explores some of our biggest ideas and perplexing challenges in a breathtaking saga that is daring, engrossing, and altogether brilliant.

Author(s): Neal Stephenson
Imprint: HarperCollins
Original Publish Date: 21 May, 2015

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Author(s): Neal Stephenson
Product Number WEB50916
Released: 21 May, 2015
Business Term: OBOU 26 Circs
Publisher: The Borough Press
ISBN: #9780008132538

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