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The Resource Central Station, Lavie Tidhar

Central Station, Lavie Tidhar

Label
Central Station
Title
Central Station
Statement of responsibility
Lavie Tidhar
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A worldwide diaspora has left a quarter of a million people at the foot of a space station. Cultures collide in real life and virtual reality. The city is literally a weed, its growth left unchecked. Life is cheap, and data is cheaper. When Boris Chong returns to Tel Aviv from Mars, much has changed. Boris' ex-lover is raising a strangely familiar child who can tap into the datastream of a mind with the touch of a finger. His cousin is infatuated with a robotnik--a damaged cyborg soldier who might as well be begging for parts. His father is terminally-ill with a multigenerational mind-plague. And a hunted data-vampire has followed Boris to where she is forbidden to return. Rising above them is Central Station, the interplanetary hub between all things: the constantly shifting Tel Aviv; a powerful virtual arena, and the space colonies where humanity has gone to escape the ravages of poverty and war. Everything is connected by the Others, powerful alien entities who, through the Conversation--a shifting, flowing stream of consciousness--are just the beginning of irrevocable change. At Central Station, humans and machines continue to adapt, thrive ... and even evolve
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Tidhar, Lavie
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Space stations
  • Telepathy
  • Interplanetary voyages
  • Science fiction
  • Tel Aviv (Israel)
Label
Central Station, Lavie Tidhar
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
275 pages
Isbn
9781616962142
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System control number
  • (OCoLC)915503982
  • (OCoLC)ocn915503982
  • 771583
Label
Central Station, Lavie Tidhar
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
275 pages
Isbn
9781616962142
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)915503982
  • (OCoLC)ocn915503982
  • 771583

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