The Resource Void star : a novel, Zachary Mason, (electronic resource)

Void star : a novel, Zachary Mason, (electronic resource)

Label
Void star : a novel
Title
Void star
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Zachary Mason
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A riveting, beautifully written, fugue-like novel of AIs, memory, violence, and mortality. Not far in the future the seas have risen and the central latitudes are emptying, but it's still a good time to be rich in San Francisco, where weapons drones patrol the skies to keep out the multitudinous poor. Irina isn't rich, not quite, but she does have an artificial memory that gives her perfect recall and lets her act as a medium between her various employers and their AIs, which are complex to the point of opacity. It's a good gig, paying enough for the annual visits to the Mayo Clinic that keep her from aging. Kern has no such access; he's one of the many refugees in the sprawling drone-built favelas on the city's periphery, where he lives like a monk, training relentlessly in martial arts, scraping by as a thief and an enforcer. Thales is from a different world entirely--the mathematically inclined scion of a Brazilian political clan, he's fled to L.A. after the attack that left him crippled and his father dead. A ragged stranger accosts Thales and demands to know how much he can remember. Kern flees for his life after robbing the wrong mark. Irina finds a secret in the reflection of a laptop's screen in her employer's eyeglasses. None are safe as they're pushed together by subtle forces that stay just out of sight. Vivid, tumultuous, and propulsive, Void Star is Zachary Mason's mind-bending follow-up to his bestselling debut, The Lost Books of the Odyssey. "--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
MMI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mason, Zachary
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.A8185
LC item number
V65 2017eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Memory
  • FICTION / Literary
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Memory
Label
Void star : a novel, Zachary Mason, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn974210450
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780374709822
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
F36F0AD7-F2A1-46A6-8B53-91FC436D101B
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o974210450
  • (OCoLC)974210450
Label
Void star : a novel, Zachary Mason, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn974210450
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780374709822
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
F36F0AD7-F2A1-46A6-8B53-91FC436D101B
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o974210450
  • (OCoLC)974210450

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