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The Diamond Age: Or, a Young Lady's Illustrated Primer Paperback – 29 Aug 2002

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Product details

  • Paperback: 512 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin; New Ed edition (29 Aug. 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780140270372
  • ISBN-13: 978-0140270372
  • ASIN: 014027037X
  • Product Dimensions: 11.1 x 3.2 x 18.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars 61 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,349,626 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Synopsis

A nanotechnologist, John Hackworth, breaks the moral code of his tribe, the neo-Victorians. He has made an illict copy of a device called "A Young Lady's Primer". Its purpose is to raise and educate a girl capable of thinking for herself, but Hackworth's copy has fallen into the wrong hands.

About the Author

Neal Stephenson has published four novels: The Big U, Zodiac, Snow Crash and The Diamond Age. For the last of these he won a 1996 Hugo Award. He also writes (with J. Frederick George) as 'Stephen Bury'. Their books are Interface and Cobweb. Most of his books are published in Penguin. He lives in Seattle, where he is at work on other novels.


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