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Dennis G Daniels's libraryResults 1-10 of 89

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Rendezvous With Rama

Arthur Charles Clarke - 1990 - Fiction - Limited preview
During the twenty-second century, a space probe's investigation of a mysterious, cylindrical asteroid brings man into contact with an extra-galactic civilization
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Rama II

Arthur Charles Clarke, Gentry Lee - 1990 - Fiction - Snippet view
In the sequel to "Rendezvous with Rama," a second Raman spacecraft is discovered approaching Earth in 2196, an event of potentially devastating consequences for humankind
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Life Ascending: The Ten Great Inventions of Evolution

Nick Lane - 2010 - Science - Limited preview
Powerful new research methods are providing fresh and vivid insights into the makeup of life. Comparing gene sequences, examining the atomic structure of proteins and looking into the geochemistry of rocks have all helped to explain creation and ...
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The tin drum

Günter Grass - 1990 - Fiction - Snippet view
A dwarf drummer found guilty of a crime he did not commit writes his memoirs from a mental hospital in postwar Germany
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Alice in wonderland

Lewis Carroll - 1965 - Fiction - Limited preview
Een klein meisje beleeft in haar slaap de wonderlijkste avonturen.
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Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed: Revised Edition

Jared Diamond - 2011 - History - Limited preview
In Jared Diamond’s follow-up to the Pulitzer-Prize winning Guns, Germs and Steel, the author explores how climate change, the population explosion and political discord create the conditions for the collapse of civilization Environmental damage ...
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The diamond age

Neal Stephenson - 2000 - Fiction - Snippet view
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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The Big Questions: Tackling the Problems of Philosophy with Ideas from ...

Steven E. Landsburg - 2010 - Philosophy - No preview available
In the wake of his enormously popular books The Armchair Economist and More Sex Is Safer Sex, Slate columnist and economics professor Steven Landsburg employs concepts from mathematics, economics, and physics in this sprightly tour of the deepest ...
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