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Machines like me and people like you, Ian McEwan

Label
Machines like me and people like you
Title
Machines like me and people like you
Statement of responsibility
Ian McEwan
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Britain has lost the Falklands war, Margaret Thatcher battles Tony Benn for power and Alan Turing achieves a breakthrough in artificial intelligence. In a world not quite like this one, two lovers will be tested beyond their understanding. Machines Like Me occurs in an alternative 1980s London. Charlie, drifting through life and dodging full-time employment, is in love with Miranda, a bright student who lives with a terrible secret. When Charlie comes into money, he buys Adam, one of the first batch of synthetic humans. With Miranda's assistance, he co-designs Adam's personality. This near-perfect human is beautiful, strong and clever - a love triangle soon forms. These three beings will confront a profound moral dilemma."--Provided by publisher
Action
Science fiction.
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McEwan, Ian
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6063.C4
LC item number
M33 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McEwan, Ian
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Robots
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Nineteen eighties
  • London (England)
  • Great Britain
  • Nineteen eighties
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • London (England)
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Label
Machines like me and people like you, Ian McEwan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Published in the US as "Machines like me" by Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2019
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9781787331679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1055455931
  • (OCoLC)on1055455931
Label
Machines like me and people like you, Ian McEwan
Publication
Copyright
Note
Published in the US as "Machines like me" by Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2019
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9781787331679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1055455931
  • (OCoLC)on1055455931

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