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The windup girl, Paolo Bacigalupi

Label
The windup girl
Title
The windup girl
Statement of responsibility
Paolo Bacigalupi
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Winner of the Hugo and Nebula awards for best novel, a new edition of the break-out science fiction debut featuring additional stories and a Q&A with the author. Anderson Lake is AgriGen's Calorie Man, sent to work undercover as a factory manager in Thailand while combing Bangkok's street markets in search of foodstuffs thought to be extinct, hoping to reap the bounty of history's lost calories. Emiko is the Windup Girl, a strange and beautiful creature. Emiko is not human; she is an engineered being, grown and programmed to satisfy the decadent whims of a Kyoto businessman, but now abandoned to the streets of Bangkok. Regarded as soulless beings by some, devils by others, New People are slaves, soldiers, and toys of the rich in this chilling near future in which calorie companies rule the world, the oil age has passed, and the side effects of bio-engineered plagues run rampant across the globe. What happens when calories become currency? What happens when bio-terrorism becomes a tool for corporate profits and forces mankind to the cusp of post-human evolution? Bacigalupi delivers one of the most highly-acclaimed science fiction novels of the twenty-first century. In this brand new edition celebrating the book's reception into the canon of celebrated modern science fiction, accompanying the text are two novelettes exploring the dystopian world of 'The Windup Girl, ' the Theodore Sturgeon Award-winning 'The Calorie Man' and 'Yellow Card Man.' Also included are course-work questions for use in the classroom, and an exclusive Q&A with the author describing his writing process, the political climate into which his debut novel was published, and the future of science fiction
Cataloging source
PABRO
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Bacigalupi, Paolo
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.A3447
LC item number
W56 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bioterrorism
  • Bioterrorism
  • Bangkok (Thailand)
Label
The windup girl, Paolo Bacigalupi
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Includes a Q&A with the author and the short stories "The calorie man" and "Yellow card man""--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BRDbd15152005
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
466 pages
Isbn
9781597808217
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781597808217
Label
The windup girl, Paolo Bacigalupi
Publication
Note
"Includes a Q&A with the author and the short stories "The calorie man" and "Yellow card man""--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BRDbd15152005
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
466 pages
Isbn
9781597808217
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781597808217

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      1197 W. Main St., Lewisville, TX, 75067, US
      33.0422012 -97.02392920000001
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