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Collection: 7-day Books
Call Number: F McEwan
Author: McEwan, Ian,
Title: Machines like me :
Remainder of title: a novel /
Summary, etc. note: "Machines Like Me occurs in an alternative 1980s London. Britain has lost the Falklands War, Margaret Thatcher battles Tony Benn for power, and Alan Turing achieves a breakthrough in artificial intelligence. In a world not quite like this one, two lovers will be tested beyond their understanding. Charlie, drifting through life and dodging full-time employment, is in love with Miranda, a bright student who lives with a terrible secret. When Charlie comes into money, he buys Adam, one of the first batch of synthetic humans. With Miranda's assistance, he co-designs Adam's personality. This near-perfect human is beautiful, strong, and clever--a love triangle soon forms. These three beings will confront a profound moral dilemma. Ian McEwan's subversive and entertaining new novel poses fundamental questions: What makes us human? Our outward deeds or our inner lives? Could a machine understand the human heart? This provocative and thrilling tale warns against the power to invent things beyond our control"--

International Standard Book Number: 9780385545112
Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9780385545112 (hardback)
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Classification number: PR6063.C4
Edition number: 23
Classification number: 823/.914
Source of number: bisacsh
Classification number: FIC040000
Classification number: FIC025000
Classification number: FIC019000
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: Ian McEwan.
Edition statement: First American edition.
Place of publication: New York, NY
Name of publisher: Doubleday
Date of publication: 2019
Projected publication date: 1904
: New York :
: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday,
: [2019]
Extent: 333 p.; 23.5 cm.
: rdacontent
: text
: txt
: rdamedia
: computer
: n
: rdacarrier
: online resource
: nc
: Provided by publisher.
Source of acquisition: B & T 04/27/2019
Purchase price: $ 26.95
: Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed.
Source of heading or term: bisacsh
Source of heading or term: bisacsh
Source of heading or term: bisacsh
Subject: FICTION / Literary.
Subject: FICTION / Psychological.
Subject: FICTION / Alternative History.
Source of term: gsafd
Genre/form data or focus term: Alternative histories (Fiction)
Main entry heading: McEwan, Ian, author.
Edition: First American edition.
Place, publisher, and date of publication: New York : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, [2019]
Display text: Print version:
Title: Machines like me
Record control number: (DLC) 2018055227
International Standard Book Number: 9780385545112
: undetermined
: ecip book
: policy default
: ecip ebook 2018-12-12
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