Guardian angels & other monsters: stories

Book Cover
Average Rating
Vintage Books,
Pub. Date:
From the New York Times bestselling author of Robopocalypse comes a fascinating and fantastic collection that explores complex emotional and intellectual landscapes at the intersection of artificial intelligence and human life. A VINTAGE BOOKS ORIGINAL.In "All Kinds of Proof," a down-and-out drunk makes the unlikeliest of friends when he is hired to train a mail-carrying robot; in "Blood Memory," a mother confronts the dangerous reality that her daughter will never assimilate in this world after she was the first child born through a teleportation device; in "The Blue Afternoon That Lasted Forever," a physicist rushes home to be with his daughter after he hears reports of an atmospheric anomaly which he knows to be a sign of the end of the earth; in "Miss Gloria," a robot comes back to life in many different forms in a quest to save a young girl. Guardian Angels and Other Monsters displays the depth and breadth of Daniel H. Wilson's vision and examines how artificial intelligence both saves and destroys humanity.
More Details
Also in This Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 3b2d96bf-6300-3453-d459-d2e2a223488c
Grouping Title guardian angels other monsters
Grouping Author wilson daniel h
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-05-01 04:48:58AM
Last Indexed 2019-06-19 04:52:07AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Wilson, Daniel H. (Daniel Howard), 1978-
author_display Wilson, Daniel H
collection_arlington New Science Fiction
detailed_location_arlington Central New Science Fiction
display_description From the New York Times bestselling author of Robopocalypse comes a fascinating and fantastic collection that explores complex emotional and intellectual landscapes at the intersection of artificial intelligence and human life.
format_arlington Book
format_category_arlington Books
id 3b2d96bf-6300-3453-d459-d2e2a223488c
isbn 9781101972014
item_details ils:.b20248957|.i21718258|Central New Science Fiction|SF WILSO|||1|false|false|||||Missing|Nov 13, 2018|cafsn||
itype_arlington Paperback
last_indexed 2019-06-19T08:52:07.024Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington SF WILSO
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover
owning_location_arlington Central
primary_isbn 9781101972014
publishDate 2017
record_details ils:.b20248957|Book|Books||English|Vintage Books,|2017.|279 pages ; 21.
recordtype grouped_work
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b20248957 .i21718258 Currently Unavailable Missing false false true false false true 9999
subject_facet Artificial intelligence -- Fiction, Humanity -- Fiction
title_display Guardian angels & other monsters : stories
title_full Guardian angels & other monsters : stories / Daniel H. Wilson
title_short Guardian angels & other monsters :
title_sub stories