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by Mark Christensen

Author: Mark Christensen
Subcategory: Humor
Language: English
Publisher: Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition (August 1, 1994)
Pages: 288 pages
Category: Humor and Entertainment
Rating: 4.9
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It clearly passed over their heads. Imagine a gazillionaire hemmed in by governments, other multinationals, his family and the physical deterioration of the planet.

It clearly passed over their heads. This brilliant, stunning novel starts in hyper-drive and never lets up. It simultaneously creates and inhabits its own unique, intoxicating realm, and cannot be judged by conventional literary standards. Its uncanny style is a savant-like feat, in my opinion. Unfortunately this is not that story.

Aloha Quotes Showing 1-1 of 1. In the new century science will defeat famine, boredom, and the plague, but. vital knowledge will become so elevated that nobody will know how anything works. the good news is that everybody will be empowered; the bad news is nobody will understand why. ― Mark Christensen, Aloha. tags: knowledge, science.

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Aloha: A Novel of the Near Future. 0671870238 (ISBN13: 9780671870232). His published works include THE SWEEPS: Behind the Scenes of Network TV, BUILD THE PERFECT BEAST, and most recently THE SO-CAL SPEED SHOP, winner of the Dean Bachelor Award for Best Automobile Book of 2006.

A Novel of the Near Future. Published August 1, 1994 by Simon & Schuster.

by. Christensen, Mark.

Part of this novel takes place in the near future, where poor folks and military veterans eke out an existence on the fringes of society. I would highly recommend you start with Daemon, one of the best near future sci-fi books I’ve read in the last decade

Part of this novel takes place in the near future, where poor folks and military veterans eke out an existence on the fringes of society. Another part occurs two generations later, after civilization has been shocked and redesigned. The two worlds come into contact. I would highly recommend you start with Daemon, one of the best near future sci-fi books I’ve read in the last decade. It’s chilling to me because it’s so technically plausible yet stripped of sentimentality that I found it utterly believable. There was no point at which I said, yeah, right.

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