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Anathem

Author: Neal Stephenson
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Raz, a mathematician, is among a cohort of secluded scientists and philosophers who are called upon to save the world from impending catastrophe.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neal Stephenson
ISBN: 9780061474095 0061474096 9780061694943 0061694940 9781843549154 1843549158
OCLC Number: 191930336
Notes: Novel.
Description: xvii, 937 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Provener --
Apert --
Eliger --
Anathem --
Voco --
Peregrin --
Feral --
Orithena --
Inbrase --
Messal --
Advent --
Requiem --
Reconstitution --
Glossary --
Addende: Calca #1-3
Responsibility: Neal Stephenson.

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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  Read more...
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"Learned, witty, weirdly torqued, emotionally complex, politically astute, and often darkly comic...ANATHEM is an audacious work by a highly intelligent imagination, a delightfully learned Read more...

 
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