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The Resource The long earth, Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter

The long earth, Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter

Label
The long earth
Title
The long earth
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Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
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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
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no index present
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novels
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Baxter, Stephen
Series statement
Long earth
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  • Recluses
  • Space and time
  • Madison (Wis.)
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The long earth, Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
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Publication
Control code
000049554603
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
344 p.
Isbn
9780857520104
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(pbk.)
Label
The long earth, Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
Publication
Control code
000049554603
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
344 p.
Isbn
9780857520104
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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