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Avon Books, 1997 - Fiction - 288 pages
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But an encounter behind closed doors between Randy and Monique - a moldie bookkeeper and a maid for the Clearlight Terrace Court Motel in Santa Cruz - begins a sordid adventure of cosmos-shaking magnitude. Monique's sudden and inexplicable abduction from the face of the earth - coupled with unsettling revelations about Randy's own dubious origins - is dragging the degenerate flesher and those around him into a mystery with roots in a messy, conspiratorial it pulls an unsuspecting humanity ever-closer to a stunning encounter with intergalactic intelligence.

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User Review  - toddj - LibraryThing

Rudy Rucker makes me giddy delirious. This is part 3 of his first trilogy (I think). How much energy it must take to put that much invention on every page? Prefer his new stuff to this but I enjoyed it very much. Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

More kooky-future cyberpunk (following the paperbacks Software and Wetware) from the mathematician author of The Hacker and the Ants (1994), etc. ``Moldies'' are artificial lifeforms made of imipolex ... Read full review


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Rudy Rucker is a mathematician, computer scientist, professor and writer who has twice won the Philip K. Dick Award for best SF paperback original, and has published a number of successful popular books on mathematical subjects, including "The Fourth Dimension" and "Infinity and the Mind." He lives in Los Gatos, California.

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