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Galileo's dream [electronic resource] / Kim Stanley Robinson.

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  • ISBN: 9780345519665 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 0345519663 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • Physical Description: 532 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, c2009.

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Summary, etc.: From the summit of their distant future, a charismatic renegade named Ganymede travels to the past to bring Galileo forward in an attempt to alter history and ensure the ascendancy of science over religion. Yet between his brief and jarring visitations to this future, Galileo must struggle against the ignorance and superstition of his own time.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Random House Publishing Group, 2009. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2226 KB).
Subject: Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642 > Trials, litigation, etc. > Fiction.
Religion and science > Italy > History > 17th century > Fiction.
Space colonies > Fiction.
Outer space > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Science fiction.
Electronic books.

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