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The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress

Robert A. Heinlein - 1997 - Fiction - Limited preview
A one-armed computer technician, a radical blonde bombshell, an aging academic, and a sentient all-knowing computer lead the lunar population in a revolution against Earth's colonial rule
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Anarchy in New England

Joe Jarvis - 2015 - No preview available
""It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men." Samuel Adams" In 2115, New England society is thriving a century after a worldwide economic and ...
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The System of the World: Volume Three of the Baroque Cycle

Neal Stephenson - 2009 - Fiction - Limited preview
'Tis done. The world is a most confused and unsteady place -- especially London, center of finance, innovation, and conspiracy -- in the year 1714, when Daniel Waterhouse makes his less-than-triumphant return to England's shores. Aging Puritan ...
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Cryptonomicon

Neal Stephenson - 2000 - Fiction - Limited preview
With this extraordinary first volume in what promises to be an epoch-making masterpiece, Neal Stephenson hacks into the secret histories of nations and the private obsessions of men, decrypting with dazzling virtuosity the forces that shaped this ...
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Dune (40th Anniversary Edition)

Frank Herbert - 2005 - Fiction - Limited preview
Here is the novel that will be forever considered a triumph of the imagination. Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, who would become the mysterious man known as Muad'Dib. He would avenge the traitorous ...
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Second Foundation

Isaac Asimov - 2004 - Fiction - No preview available
Isaac Asimov's Foundation novels are one of the great masterworks of science fiction. As unsurpassed blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building, they chronicle the struggle of a courageous group of men and women dedicated ...
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Foundation and Empire

Isaac Asimov - 2004 - Fiction - Limited preview
Although small and seemingly helpless, the Foundation had managed to survive against the greed of its neighboring warlords. But could it stand against the mighty power of the Empire, who had created a mutant man with the strength of a dozen ...
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The Diamond Age

Neal Stephenson - 2003 - Fiction - Limited preview
Decades into our future, a stone's throw from the ancient city of Shanghai, a brilliant nanotechnologist named John Percival Hackworth has just broken the rigorous moral code of his tribe, the powerful neoVictorians. He's made an illicit copy of ...
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Foundation, Volume 1

Isaac Asimov - 2004 - Fiction - Limited preview
For twelve thousand years the Galactic Empire has ruled supreme. Now it is dying. But only Hari Sheldon, creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory, can see into the future--to a dark age of ignorance, barbarism, and warfare that will ...
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Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness

Edward Abbey - 1968 - Fiction - No preview available
An account of the author's existence, observations and reflections, as a seasonal park ranger in southeast Utah
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