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Titre : THE SHIPS OF EARTH .
Éditeur : Tor ., New York
Date d'édition : 1994
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included
Signé : Signed by Author(s)
Edition : 1st Edition
Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First trade edition. Signed on the half title page by Card. On the planet Harmony survivors from a ruined Earth live in a eutopia maintained by a computer, which is failing. The only repair lies light-years distant on Earth and the only way to get there is to teach forbidden technology to a few select people. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#141704). N° de réf. du libraire 141704
Synopsis : When disaster unplugs the Oversoul--an artificial intelligence guardian--it sets the inhabitants of Harmony scrambling across the planet's wastelands in an attempt to reignite the promise of a peaceful future. 40,000 first printing.
A propos de l'auteur: ORSON SCOTT CARD, the author of the New York Times bestseller Ender's Game, has won several Hugo and Nebula awards for his works of speculative fiction. His 'Ender' novels are widely read by adults and younger readers and are increasingly used in schools. Besides these and other science fiction novels, Card writes contemporary fantasy, biblical novels, the American frontier fantasy series 'The Tales of Alvin Maker', poetry, and many plays and scripts. He currently lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, with his family.
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