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The municipalists : a novel, Seth Fried., (ebook)

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The municipalists : a novel
Title
The municipalists
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Seth Fried.
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Language
eng
Summary
"A novel about an unlikely pair of lonely outsiders--one human, one AI--on an adventure to save the great American city of Metropolis written by "one of the most exciting new voices in fiction" (Charles Yu) In Metropolis, the gleaming city of tomorrow, the dream of the great American city has been achieved. But all that is about to change, unless a neurotic, rule-following bureaucrat and an irreverent, freewheeling artificial intelligence can save the city from a mysterious terrorist plot that threatens its very existence. Henry Thompson has dedicated his life to improving America's infrastructure as a proud employee of the United States Municipal Survey. So when the agency comes under attack, he dutifully accepts his unexpected mission to visit Metropolis looking for answers. But his plans to investigate quietly, quickly, and carefully are interrupted by his new partner: a day-drinking know-it-all named OWEN, who also turns out to be the projected embodiment of the agency's supercomputer. Soon, Henry and OWEN are fighting to save not only their own lives and those of the city's millions of inhabitants, but also the soul of Metropolis. The Municipalists is a thrilling, funny, and touching adventure story, a tour-de-force of imagination that trenchantly explores our relationships to the cities around us and the technologies guiding us into the future"--
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Fried, Seth
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3606.R5525
Literary form
fiction
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  • Artificial intelligence
  • Technology
  • City and town life
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The municipalists : a novel, Seth Fried., (ebook)
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online resource
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nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525505587
Lccn
2018039255
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
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9C3695E2-5961-4228-814D-E4D07D6F4045
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  • on1049577183
  • (OCoLC)1049577183
Label
The municipalists : a novel, Seth Fried., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525505587
Lccn
2018039255
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
9C3695E2-5961-4228-814D-E4D07D6F4045
System control number
  • on1049577183
  • (OCoLC)1049577183

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