The Resource The clockwork dynasty : a novel, Daniel H. Wilson., (ebook)

The clockwork dynasty : a novel, Daniel H. Wilson., (ebook)

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The clockwork dynasty : a novel
Title
The clockwork dynasty
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Daniel H. Wilson.
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An epic, ingenious new thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of Robopocalypse, The Clockwork Dynasty weaves a riveting path through history and a race of human-like machines that have been hiding among us for untold centuries. In the rugged landscape of eastern Oregon, a young scientist named June uncovers an exquisite artifact--a three-hundred-year-old mechanical doll whose existence seems to validate her obsession with a harrowing story she was told by her grandfather many years earlier. The mechanical doll, June believes, is proof of a living race of automatons that walk undetected among us to this day. Ingeniously hidden inside the ancient doll is a lost message, addressed to the court of Peter the Great, czar of Russia. Russia, 1725: Peter and Elena, two human-like mechanical beings, are brought to life under the watchful guise of Peter the Great. Their struggle to serve in the court of the czar while blending in, and to survive amid those who fear and wish to annihilate them, will take Peter and Elena across Russia, Europe, and, ultimately, across the centuries to modern day. The Clockwork Dynasty is Daniel H. Wilson's masterful new novel. It seamlessly interweaves past and present, exploring a race of beings that live by different principles than humans, but ultimately value loyalty. As June learns more about these beings, she is quickly drawn into a fierce battle that has spanned the centuries, and will ultimately determine the survival or extermination of this ancient race. Richly-drawn and heart-pounding, Wilson's novel expertly draws on his robotics and science background, combining exquisite characters with breathtaking technology--and unmatched action. The Clockwork Dynasty is a riveting, breakout novel"--
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1978-
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Wilson, Daniel H.
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3623.I57796
LC item number
C58 2017eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Fantasy
  • Dolls
  • Dolls
  • Autonomous robots
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Oregon
  • Russia
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The clockwork dynasty : a novel, Daniel H. Wilson., (ebook)
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multicolored
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Content type code
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unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (309 pages)
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online
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9780385541794
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computer
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  • (OCoLC)999317381
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The clockwork dynasty : a novel, Daniel H. Wilson., (ebook)
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Publication
Copyright
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unknown
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (309 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385541794
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
3BF0B1B4-CB3B-4825-A4BD-815F47FF1F7C
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  • ocn999317381
  • (OCoLC)999317381

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