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The Resource City at the end of time, Greg Bear

City at the end of time, Greg Bear

Label
City at the end of time
Title
City at the end of time
Statement of responsibility
Greg Bear
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bear's work contains sweeping futuristic vistas populated by creatures spawned from a decaying universe. The young heroes, each assigned to protect a fragment of the universe's history, must survive long enough to pass that knowledge onto the new universe that is being born
Summary
Three young people--Ginny, Jack, and Daniel--dream of the fabulous ruins of a decaying city somewhere in the distant future: the Kalpa. The dreams of Ginny and Jack overtake them, leaving their bodies behind while carrying their consciousnesses forward, into the minds of two inhabitants of the Kalpa who have been genetically retroengineered to possess qualities of ancient humanity. As for the dreams of Daniel, they are even stranger and more disquieting. Hunted by others with similar powers who seek the sum-runners on behalf of a fearsome godlike entity, Ginny, Jack, and Daniel are drawn despite themselves into an all-but-hopeless mission to rescue the future of their dreams
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
343615
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.E157
LC item number
C58 2008
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
City at the end of time, Greg Bear
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn192050130
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 476 p.
Isbn
9780345448392
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008006643
Other physical details
ill.
Label
City at the end of time, Greg Bear
Publication
Control code
ocn192050130
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 476 p.
Isbn
9780345448392
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008006643
Other physical details
ill.

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