Guardian angels & other monsters: stories

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Vintage Books,
Pub. Date:
2017.
Language:
English
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. 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
ISBN:
9781101972014
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
Full title guardian angels other monsters
Author wilson daniel h
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-26 04:58:32AM
Last Indexed 2018-05-26 05:05:09AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
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|||||In Transit|May 25, 2018|cafsn||
itype_arlington Paperback
last_indexed 2018-05-26T09:05:09Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington SF WILSO
local_time_since_added_arlington Quarter, Six Months, Year
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 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_arlington ils:.b20248957|.i21718258|In Transit|In Transit|false|false|true|false|false|true|999|||
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