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  • ISBN: 9780795342905 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 079534290X (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : RosettaBooks : 2014.

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Summary, etc.:
In a world where the human population has suffered devastating losses, a handful of survivors cling to what passes for life in a post-apocalyptic, dying landscape. A world where humans wander, drugged and lulled by electronic bliss. A dying world of no children and no art, where reading is forbidden. And a strange love triangle: Spofforth, who runs the world, the most perfect machine ever created, whose only wish is to die; and Paul and Mary Lou, a man and a woman whose passion for each other is the only hope for the future of human beings on earth.An elegiac dystopia of mankind coming to terms with its own imminent extinction, Mockingbird was nominated for a Nebula Award for Best Novel."Because of its affirmation of such persistent human values as curiosity, courage, compassion, along with its undeniable narrative power, Mockingbird will become one of those books that coming generations will periodically re-discover with wonder and delight."-The Washington Post
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Genre: Electronic books.

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