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The Resource Supernova, C.A. Higgins

Supernova, C.A. Higgins

Label
Supernova
Title
Supernova
Statement of responsibility
C.A. Higgins
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "C. A. Higgins's acclaimed novel Lightless fused suspenseful storytelling, high-caliber scientific speculation, and richly developed characters into a stunning science fiction epic. Now the dazzling Supernova heightens the thrills and deepens the haunting exploration of technology and humanity--and the consequences that await when the two intersect. Once Ananke was an experimental military spacecraft. But a rogue computer virus transformed it--her--into something much more: a fully sentient artificial intelligence, with all the power of a god--and all the unstable emotions of a teenager. Althea, the ship's engineer and the last living human aboard, nearly gave her life to save Ananke from dangerous saboteurs, forging a bond as powerful as that between mother and daughter. Now she devotes herself completely to Ananke's care. But teaching a thinking, feeling machine--perhaps the most dangerous force in the galaxy--to be human proves a monumental challenge. When Ananke decides to seek out Matthew Gale, the terrorist she regards as her father, Althea learns that some bonds are stronger than mortal minds can understand--or control. Drawn back toward Earth by the quest, Althea and Ananke will find themselves in the thick of a violent revolution led by Matthew's sister, the charismatic leader Constance, who will stop at nothing to bring down a tyrannical surveillance state. As the currents of past decisions and present desires come into stark collision, a new and fiery future is about to be born"--
  • "The events of Lightless set off a revolution that torches the oppressive government surveillance state--and instates a new ruler who may prove just as tyrannical. But the story finds the human element in this political saga: Constance, the leader of the revolution, has won the galaxy, but may be losing her soul. Althea, the heroine of Lightless, has devoted her life to protecting her ship--which has now become sentient, and is learning what it means to be human"--
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  • Provided by publisher
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DLC
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Higgins, C. A.
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3608.I3645
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women engineers
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Space ships
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Space ships
  • Women engineers
Label
Supernova, C.A. Higgins
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Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780553394467
Lccn
2016017540
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0EFB69BB-612C-4E49-892A-9C8CA99EE729
System control number
  • ocn946610609
  • (OCoLC)946610609
Label
Supernova, C.A. Higgins
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780553394467
Lccn
2016017540
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0EFB69BB-612C-4E49-892A-9C8CA99EE729
System control number
  • ocn946610609
  • (OCoLC)946610609

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