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Trade paperback edition; simultaneous with rarer hardcover. First printing indicated by complete number line including 1. Signed without inscription on the title page by Stephenson. Condition is very Near Fine: possibly unread with very slight beginning curling to wraps. One half-inch near bend at top of front wrap: more an indentation than anything else. No reading creases to spine. An attractive copy. N° de ref. de la librería
Sinopsis: From the opening line of his breakthrough cyberpunk novel Snow Crash, Neal Stephenson plunges the reader into a not-too-distant future. It is a world where the Mafia controls pizza delivery, the United States exists as a patchwork of corporate-franchise city-states, and the Internet--incarnate as the Metaverse--looks something like last year's hype would lead you to believe it should. Enter Hiro Protagonist--hacker, samurai swordsman, and pizza-delivery driver. When his best friend fries his brain on a new designer drug called Snow Crash and his beautiful, brainy ex-girlfriend asks for his help, what's a guy with a name like that to do? He rushes to the rescue. A breakneck-paced 21st-century novel, Snow Crash interweaves everything from Sumerian myth to visions of a postmodern civilization on the brink of collapse. Faster than the speed of television and a whole lot more fun, Snow Crash is the portrayal of a future that is bizarre enough to be plausible.
From the Publisher: "A cross between Neuromancer and Thomas Pynchon's Vineland. This is no mere hyperbole." -- San Francisco Bay Guardian.
"Fast-forwarded free-style mall mythology for the 21st Century." -- William Gibson.
Only once in a great while does a writer come along who defies comparison -- a writer so original he redefines the way we look at the world. Neal Stephenson is such a writer and Snow Crash is such a novel, weaving virtual reality, Sumerian myth, and just about everything in between with a cool, hip cyber-sensibility to bring us the gigantic thriller of the information age. In reality, Hiro Protagonist delivers pizza for Uncle Enzo's Cosa Nostra Inc., but it the Metaverse he's a warrior prince. Plunging headlong into the enigma of a new computer virus that's striking down hackers everywhere, he races along the neon-lit streets on a search-and-destroy mission for the shadowy virtual villain threatening to bring about infocalypse. Snow Crash is a mind-altering romp through a future America so bizarre, so outrageous... you'll recognize it immediately.
"Brilliantly realized... Stephenson turns out to be an engaging guide to an onrushing tomorrow." -- The New York Times Book Review.
"Snow Crash takes on a whole slew of nasty contemporary trends and extrapolates them hilariously into a pessimistic and unlikely newar future... this is one book to chill out with this summer." -- Mondo 2000.
"Stylish noir extrapolation becomes gloriously witty social satire... savor Stephenson's delicious prose and cheerfully impudent wit. Cyberpunk isn't dead -- it has just (belatedly) developed a sense of humor." --Locus.
"A fantastic, slam-bang-overdrive, supersurrealistic, comic-spooky whirl through a tomorrow that is already happening. Neal Stephenson is intelligent, perceptive, hip and will become a major force in American writing." -- Timothy Leary.
Título: SnowCrash [Snow Crash]
Año de publicación: 1992
Encuadernación: Soft cover
Condición del libro: Near Fine
Edición: 1st Edition
Descripción Spectra 1992-01-01, 1992. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Fair. 1st. 0553351923 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Nº de ref. de la librería POTM-0553351923
Descripción Spectra / Bantam Books, 1992. Estado de conservación: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Nº de ref. de la librería 0553351923-2-4
Descripción Paperback. Estado de conservación: Good. Well kept copy, unmarked text, spine is creased, writing on blank page, mild cover wear, light reading wear, good interior. We take great pride in accurately describing the condition of our books, ship within 48 hours and offer a 100% money back guarantee. Nº de ref. de la librería 1M5FFL0005Q0
Descripción Bantam Books, 1992. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Used: Good. Nº de ref. de la librería SONG0553351923
Descripción Spectra / Bantam Books, 1992. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Used: Good. Nº de ref. de la librería SKU8670638
Descripción Bantam, 1992. Trade Paperback. Estado de conservación: Good. No Jacket. First Trade. Spine is slanted and the protective platic seal is coming off. Corners are dinged. Gift inscription by previous owner on FFE along with store stamp. Nº de ref. de la librería 000156
Descripción Spectra / Bantam Books, 1992. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Nº de ref. de la librería P020553351923
Descripción Spectra / Bantam Books, 1992. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Like New. Almost new condition. Nº de ref. de la librería P010553351923
Descripción Bantam 1992, 1992. 1st Tp Ed. TP. A number of small pin holes in fore-crnr's of cv's & owners name on ff blacked out wi/marker else VG+. Spine lightly bowed but book is wi/out obvious readers creases. Cv lightly dog-eared; one back crnr of spine mod. bumped. Barron's ANATOMY OF WONDER 4 #4-437. A 'best books' title. Nº de ref. de la librería 901069
Descripción Spectra / Bantam Books, 1992. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110553351923