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The Diamond Age : Or, a Young Lady's Illustrated Primer
by Neal Stephenson and Jennifer Wiltsie




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In Snow Crash, Neal Stephenson took science fiction to dazzling new levels. Now, in The Diamond Age, he delivers another stunning tale. Set in twenty-first-century Shanghai, it is the story of what happens when a state-of-the-art interactive device falls into the hands of a street urchin named Nell. Her life -- and the entire future of humanity -- is about to be decoded and reprogrammed.... "NEAL STEPHENSON IS THE QUENTIN TARANTINO OF POSTCYBERPUNK SCIENCE FICTION....HAVING FIGURED OUT HOW TO ENTERTAIN THE HELL OUT OF A MASS AUDIENCE, STEPHENSON HAS LIKEWISE UPPED THE FORM'S ANTE WITH RAMBUNCTIOUS GLEE." -- Village Voice "SNOW CRASH DREW ITS MANIC ENERGY FROM THE CYBERPUNKISH CONCEIT THAT ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE IN VIRTUAL REALITY; IN THE DIAMOND AGE THE WONDERS OF CYBERSPACE PALE BEFORE THE EVEN MORE DAZZLING POWERS OF NANOTECHNOLOGY." -- New York Times Book Review "THE DIAMOND AGE ESTABLISHES NEAL STEPHENSON AS A POWERFUL VOICE FOR THE CYBER AGE...AT ONCE WHIMSICAL, SATIRICAL, AND CAUTIONARY." -- USA Today "STEPHENSON'S WORLD-BUILDING SKILLS ARE EXTRAORDINARY....THE DIAMOND AGE SHOULD CEMENT STEPHENSON'S REPUTATION AS ONE OF THE BRIGHTEST AND WITTIEST YOUNG AUTHORS OF AMERICAN SCIENCE FICTION." -- San Diego Union-Tribune

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In Snow Crash, Neal Stephenson took science fiction to dazzling new levels. Now, in The Diamond Age, he delivers another stunning tale. Set in twenty-first-century Shanghai, it is the story of what happens when a state-of-the-art interactive device falls into the hands of a street urchin named Nell. Her life -- and the entire future of humanity -- is about to be decoded and reprogrammed.... "NEAL STEPHENSON IS THE QUENTIN TARANTINO OF POSTCYBERPUNK SCIENCE FICTION....HAVING FIGURED OUT HOW TO ENTERTAIN THE HELL OUT OF A MASS AUDIENCE, STEPHENSON HAS LIKEWISE UPPED THE FORM'S ANTE WITH RAMBUNCTIOUS GLEE." -- Village Voice "SNOW CRASH DREW ITS MANIC ENERGY FROM THE CYBERPUNKISH CONCEIT THAT ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE IN VIRTUAL REALITY; IN THE DIAMOND AGE THE WONDERS OF CYBERSPACE PALE BEFORE THE EVEN MORE DAZZLING POWERS OF NANOTECHNOLOGY." -- New York Times Book Review "THE DIAMOND AGE ESTABLISHES NEAL STEPHENSON AS A POWERFUL VOICE FOR THE CYBER AGE...AT ONCE WHIMSICAL, SATIRICAL, AND CAUTIONARY." -- USA Today "STEPHENSON'S WORLD-BUILDING SKILLS ARE EXTRAORDINARY....THE DIAMOND AGE SHOULD CEMENT STEPHENSON'S REPUTATION AS ONE OF THE BRIGHTEST AND WITTIEST YOUNG AUTHORS OF AMERICAN SCIENCE FICTION." -- San Diego Union-Tribune


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  • ISBN-13: 9781491543382
  • ISBN-10: 1491543388
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio
  • Publish Date: September 2014
  • Dimensions: 6.7 x 5.3 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.2 pounds


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