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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 - Limited preview
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 - Limited preview
An account of the author's existence, observations and reflections, as a seasonal park ranger in southeast Utah
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Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror

Steve Alten - 2008 - Fiction - No preview available
Include an excerpt from The loch (p. [369]-421).
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Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

Alison Bechdel - 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
A memoir done in the form of a graphic novel by a cult favorite comic artist offers a darkly funny family portrait that details her relationship with her father--a funeral home director, high school English teacher, and closeted homosexual.
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

J.K. Rowling - 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - No preview available
In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the summer after Harry’s first year at Hogwarts has been his worst summer ever... the Dursleys more distant and horrible than ever before. But just as he’s packing his bags to return to school, a ...
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