The Diamond Age (Paperback) - Stephenson, Neal

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Set in 21st century Shanghai, this is the story of what happens when a state-of-the-art interactive device falls into the hands of a street urchin named Nell. The device has the power to decode and program her life--and the entire future of humanity.

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Publisher Random House Inc
Mfg Part# 9780553380965
SKU 30570334
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0553380966
Release Date 4/10/2007
Praise
"[I]n 'The Diamond Age' the wonders of cyberspace pale before the even more dazzling powers of nonotechnology."
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First Line "The bells of St. Marks' were ringing changes up on the mountain when Bud skated over to the mod parlor to upgrade his skull gun."
Editors Note Set in 21st century Shanghai, this novel of the cyber-future follows Nell, a street urchin, after she stumbles on a very powerful interactive device that has the power to decode and reprogram her entire life. Reprint.
Editors Note 2 The story of an engineer who creates a device to raise a girl capable of thinking for herself reveals what happens when a young girl of the poor underclass obtains the device.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0512
Publisher Spectra Books

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