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ANATHEM

Stephenson, Neal

Editore: William Morrow/HarperCollins Publishers, New York, 2008
ISBN 10: 0061474096 / ISBN 13: 9780061474095
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Titolo: ANATHEM

Casa editrice: William Morrow/HarperCollins Publishers, New York

Data di pubblicazione: 2008

Legatura: Hardcover

Condizione sovraccoperta: Dust Jacket Included

Edizione: First edition, first printing.

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Fine in fine and bright dust jacket, lightly bumped at the head of the spine panel. Codice inventario libreria 32859

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Riassunto: Here is another brilliantly original novel from the cult author of "Snowcrash and Cryptonomicon".Since childhood, Raz has lived behind the walls of a 3,400-year-old monastery, a sanctuary for scientists, philosophers, and mathematicians. There, he and his cohorts are sealed off from the illiterate, irrational, unpredictable "saecular" world, an endless landscape of casinos and megastores that is plagued by recurring cycles of booms and busts, dark ages and renaissances, world wars and climate change. Until the day that a higher power, driven by fear, decides it is only these cloistered scholars who have the abilities to avert an impending catastrophe. And, one by one, Raz and his friends, mentors, and teachers are summoned forth without warning into the unknown.

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For ten years Fraa Erasmas, a young avout, has lived in a cloistered sanctuary for mathematicians, scientists, and philosophers, protected from the corrupting influences of the outside world. But before the week is out, both the existence he abandoned and the one he embraced will stand poised on the brink of cataclysmic change—and Erasmas will become a major player in a drama that will determine the future of his world, as he follows his destiny to the most inhospitable corners of the planet . . . and beyond.

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Indirizzo: Talent, OR, U.S.A.

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