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867pp. 8vo. Paper and cloth over boards with gilt on spine. Signed by the author on a special publisher's bound in page (Signed First Edition sticker on jacket front.) . Complete number line from 1-10, tight, bright, straight, unread, unmarked, unclipped, and Brodart protected. The progeny of the survivors who escaped catastrophe on earth return five thousand years later to what earth has become in that time.
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Anathem, Reamde, and Cryptonomicon comes an exciting and thought-provoking science fiction epic--a grand story of annihilation and survival spanning five thousand years.
What would happen if the world were ending?
A catastrophic event renders the earth a ticking time bomb. In a feverish race against the inevitable, nations around the globe band together to devise an ambitious plan to ensure the survival of humanity far beyond our atmosphere, in outer space.
But the complexities and unpredictability of human nature coupled with unforeseen challenges and 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 both extraordinary and eerily recognizable. As he did in Anathem, Cryptonomicon, the Baroque Cycle, and Reamde, Stephenson explores some of our biggest ideas and perplexing challenges in a breathtaking saga that is daring, engrossing, and altogether brilliant.
Title: Seveneves A Novel
Categories: Science Fiction & Fantasy,
Publisher: New York, Wm. Morrow: 2015
ISBN Number: 0062190377
ISBN Number 13: 9780062190376
Book Condition: Fine
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