The Resource Arrival, Ted Chiang

Arrival, Ted Chiang

Label
Arrival
Title
Arrival
Statement of responsibility
Ted Chiang
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ted Chiang has long been known as one of the most powerful science fiction writers working today. Offering readers the dual delights of the very strange and the heartbreakingly familiar, Arrival presents characters who must confront sudden change. In "Story of Your Life," which provides the basis for the film Arrival, alien lifeforms suddenly appear on Earth. When a linguist is brought in to help communicate with them and discern their intentions, her new knowledge of their language and its nonlinear structure allows her to see future events and all the joy and pain they may bring. In each story of this incredible collection, with sharp intelligence and humor, Ted Chiang examines what it means to be alive in a world marked by uncertainty, but also by wonder
Member of
Has edition
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chiang, Ted
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
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http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science fiction, American
  • Extraterrestrial beings
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Science fiction, American
Label
Arrival, Ted Chiang
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published as Stories of your life and others."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Tower of Babylon
  • Understand
  • Division by zero
  • Story of your life
  • Seventy-two letters
  • The evolution of human science
  • Hell is the absence of God
  • Liking what you see
Control code
1970390
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Vintage books movie tie-in edition.
Extent
281 pages
Isbn
9780525433675
Lccn
2017286030
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780525433675
  • (OCoLC)954104182
Label
Arrival, Ted Chiang
Publication
Note
"Originally published as Stories of your life and others."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Tower of Babylon
  • Understand
  • Division by zero
  • Story of your life
  • Seventy-two letters
  • The evolution of human science
  • Hell is the absence of God
  • Liking what you see
Control code
1970390
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Vintage books movie tie-in edition.
Extent
281 pages
Isbn
9780525433675
Lccn
2017286030
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780525433675
  • (OCoLC)954104182

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