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The Resource Machines like me : a novel, Ian McEwan, (CD)

Machines like me : a novel, Ian McEwan, (CD)

Label
Machines like me : a novel
Title
Machines like me
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Ian McEwan
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Machines Like Me occurs in an alternative 1980s London. Britain has lost the Falklands War, Margaret Thatcher battles Tony Benn for power, and Alan Turing achieves a breakthrough in artificial intelligence. In a world not quite like this one, two lovers will be tested beyond their understanding. Charlie, drifting through life and dodging full-time employment, is in love with Miranda, a bright student who lives with a terrible secret. When Charlie comes into money, he buys Adam, one of the first batch of synthetic humans. With Miranda's assistance, he co-designs Adam's personality. This near-perfect human is beautiful, strong, and clever--a love triangle soon forms. These three beings will confront a profound moral dilemma. Ian McEwan's subversive and entertaining new novel poses fundamental questions: What makes us human? Our outward deeds or our inner lives? Could a machine understand the human heart? This provocative and thrilling tale warns against the power to invent things beyond our control
Cataloging source
RECBC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McEwan, Ian,
Dewey number
823/.914
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PR6063.C4
LC item number
M33 2019ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by Steven Crossley
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Crossley, Steven,
  • Recorded Books, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Androids
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • London (England)
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Machines like me : a novel, Ian McEwan, (CD)
Link
https://www.recordedbooks.com/title-details/9781980032281
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • In container (17 cm.)
  • Title from container
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
10 audio discs (11 hr., 15 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781980034438
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
9781980034438
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
C05589
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • on1089748480
  • 2526799
  • (OCoLC)1089748480
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Machines like me : a novel, Ian McEwan, (CD)
Link
https://www.recordedbooks.com/title-details/9781980032281
Publication
Note
  • In container (17 cm.)
  • Title from container
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
10 audio discs (11 hr., 15 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781980034438
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
9781980034438
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
C05589
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • on1089748480
  • 2526799
  • (OCoLC)1089748480
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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