The Resource Ajax penumbra 1969, Robin Sloan, (electronic resource.)

Ajax penumbra 1969, Robin Sloan, (electronic resource.)

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Ajax penumbra 1969
Title
Ajax penumbra 1969
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Robin Sloan
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eng
Summary
From Robin Sloan, author of Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, the story of Mr. Penumbra's first trip to San Francisco—and of how he got entangled with the city's most unusual always-open enterprise...It is August 1969. The Summer of Love is a fading memory. The streets of San Francisco pulse to the sounds of Led Zeppelin and Marvin Gaye. And of jackhammers: A futuristic pyramid of a skyscraper is rising a few blocks from City Lights bookstore and an unprecedented subway tunnel is being built under the bay. Meanwhile, south of the city, orchards are quickly giving way to a brand-new industry built on silicon.But young Ajax Penumbra has not arrived in San Francisco looking for free love or a glimpse of the technological future. He is seeking a book—the single surviving copy of the Techne Tycheon, a mysterious volume that has brought and lost great fortune for anyone who has owned it. The last record of the book locates it in the San Francisco of more than a century earlier, and on that scant bit of evidence, Penumbra's university has dispatched him west to acquire it for their library. After a few weeks of rigorous hunting, Penumbra feels no closer to his goal than when he started. But late one night, after another day of dispiriting dead ends, he stumbles across a 24-hour bookstore, and the possibilities before him expand exponentially . .
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Ajax penumbra 1969, Robin Sloan, (electronic resource.)
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Ajax penumbra 1969, Robin Sloan, (electronic resource.)
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https://tulsa.overdrive.com/media/1393878
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txt
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rdacontent.
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1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780374711849
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(electronic bk)
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computer
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rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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AC8E15E6-8E93-41FF-8A80-D69B3FAA580B
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