The Diamond Age: Or, a Young Lady's Illustrated Primer
ISBN: 0553380966
EAN13: 9780553380965
Language: English
Publication Date: May 2, 2000
Pages: 499
Dimensions: 1.10" H x 8.20" L x 5.10" W
Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
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.
Editor Reviews
From the front Cover 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....