The Resource A borrowed man, Gene Wolfe

A borrowed man, Gene Wolfe

Label
A borrowed man
Title
A borrowed man
Statement of responsibility
Gene Wolfe
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is perhaps a hundred years in the future, our civilization is gone, and another is in place in North America, but it retains many familiar things and structures. Although the population is now small, there is advanced technology, there are robots, and there are clones. E. A. Smithe is a borrowed person. He is a clone who lives on a third-tier shelf in a public library, and his personality is an uploaded recording of a deceased mystery writer. Smithe is a piece of property, not a legal human. A wealthy patron, Colette Coldbrook, takes him from the library because he is the surviving personality of the author of Murder on Mars. A physical copy of that book was in the possession of her murdered father, and it contains an important secret, the key to immense family wealth. It is lost, and Colette is afraid of the police. She borrows Smithe to help her find the book and to find out what the secret is. And then the plot gets complicated
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
A borrowed man, Gene Wolfe
Label
A borrowed man, Gene Wolfe
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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Dimensions
21 cm
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Edition
First trade paperback edition.
Extent
300 pages
Isbn
9780765381156
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)910914814

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