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The long Earth, Terry Pratchett, Stephen Baxter

Label
The long Earth
Title
The long Earth
Statement of responsibility
Terry Pratchett, Stephen Baxter
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
1916: The Western Front. Private Percy Blakeney wakes up. He is lying on fresh spring grass. He can hear birdsong and the wind in the leaves. Where have the mud, blood, and blasted landscape of no-man's-land gone? For that matter, where has Percy gone? 2015: Madison, Wisconsin. Police officer Monica Jansson is exploring the burned-out home of a reclusive--some say mad, others allege dangerous--scientist who seems to have vanished. Sifting through the wreckage, Jansson find a curious gadget: a box containing some rudimentary wiring, a three-way switch, and a potato. It is the prototype of an invention that will change the way humankind views the world forever. The "stepper" enables a person using it to step sideways into another America, another wherever that person happened to be, another Earth. And if the person using it keeps on stepping, they keep on entering even more Earths. This is the Long Earth. And the further away a stepper travels, the stranger -- and sometimes more dangerous -- the Earths become
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Pratchett, Terry
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Baxter, Stephen
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The long Earth, Terry Pratchett, Stephen Baxter
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Publication
Note
Some paperback copies are 418 p., 19 cm
Control code
ocn785019206
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
336 p.
Isbn
9780062067753
Isbn Type
(trade)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)785019206
Label
The long Earth, Terry Pratchett, Stephen Baxter
Publication
Note
Some paperback copies are 418 p., 19 cm
Control code
ocn785019206
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
336 p.
Isbn
9780062067753
Isbn Type
(trade)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)785019206

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