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The Resource Arrival, Ted Chiang., (Axis 360 electronic resource)

Arrival, Ted Chiang., (Axis 360 electronic resource)

Label
Arrival
Title
Arrival
Statement of responsibility
Ted Chiang.
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A--Arrival "Shining, haunting, mind-blowing tales ... Ted Chiang is so exhilarating, so original, so stylish he just leaves you speechless."--Junot Di?az Ted Chiang has long been known as one of the most powerful science fiction writers working today. Offering readers the dual delights of the very strange and the heartbreakingly familiar, ArrivalArrival, alien lifeforms suddenly appear on Earth. When a linguist is brought in to help communicate with them and discern their intentions, her new knowledge of their language and its nonlinear structure allows her to see future events and all the joy and pain they may bring. In each story of this incredible collection, with sharp intelligence and humor, Ted Chiang examines what it means to be alive in a world marked by uncertainty, but also by wonder
  • A collection of science fiction short stories, including "Story of Your Life," in which a linguist's insight into the language of alien lifeforms on Earth and its nonlinear structure help her deal with her divorce and death of her daughter
Member of
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chiang, Ted
Dewey number
  • 813/.6
  • 813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Chiang, Ted
  • Chiang, Ted
  • Chiang, Ted
  • Chiang, Ted
  • Chiang, Ted
  • Chiang, Ted
  • Chiang, Ted
  • Chiang, Ted
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science fiction, American
  • Science fiction, American
Label
Arrival, Ted Chiang., (Axis 360 electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Tower of Babylon -- Understand -- Division by zero -- Story of your life -- Seventy-two letters -- The evolution of human science -- Hell is the absence of God -- Liking what you see
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Vintage Books movie tie-in edition.
Extent
1 online resource (281 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525433682
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0019302573
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)962008843
Label
Arrival, Ted Chiang., (Axis 360 electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Tower of Babylon -- Understand -- Division by zero -- Story of your life -- Seventy-two letters -- The evolution of human science -- Hell is the absence of God -- Liking what you see
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Vintage Books movie tie-in edition.
Extent
1 online resource (281 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525433682
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0019302573
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)962008843

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