The Resource Echopraxia, Peter Watts

Echopraxia, Peter Watts

Label
Echopraxia
Title
Echopraxia
Statement of responsibility
Peter Watts
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's the eve of the twenty-second century: a world where the dearly departed send postcards back from Heaven and evangelicals make scientific breakthroughs by speaking in tongues; where genetically engineered vampires solve problems intractable to baseline humans and soldiers come with zombie switches that shut off self-awareness during combat. And it's all under surveillance by an alien presence that refuses to show itself. Daniel Bruks is a living fossil: a field biologist in a world where biology has turned computational, a cat's-paw used by terrorists to kill thousands. Taking refuge in the Oregon desert, he's turned his back on a humanity that shatters into strange new subspecies with every heartbeat. But he awakens one night to find himself at the center of a storm that will turn all of history inside-out. Now he's trapped on a ship bound for the center of the solar system. To his left is a grief-stricken soldier, obsessed by whispered messages from a dead son. To his right is a pilot who hasn't yet found the man she's sworn to kill on sight. A vampire and its entourage of zombie bodyguards lurk in the shadows behind. And dead ahead, a handful of rapture-stricken monks takes them all to a meeting with something they will only call "The Angels of the Asteroids." Their pilgrimage brings Dan Bruks, the fossil man, face-to-face with the biggest evolutionary breakpoint since the origin of thought itself
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Watts, Peter
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biologists
  • Interstellar travel
  • Imaginary wars and battles
Target audience
adult
Label
Echopraxia, Peter Watts
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates Book"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [358]-383)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
383 pages
Isbn
9780765328021
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014015442
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 124519
  • 5483213
Label
Echopraxia, Peter Watts
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates Book"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [358]-383)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
383 pages
Isbn
9780765328021
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014015442
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 124519
  • 5483213

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