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In the year 2023, as a crew of steelworkers work on the construction of a new Tower of Babel, the brainchild of billionaire Harry Gant, Harry's ex-wife Joan Fine, assisted by a resurrected Ayn Rand, sets out to solve the murder of a Wall Street takeover mogul
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The closest fictional relatives of Sewer, Gas & Electric may not be books at all but visionary movies like Brazil and Blade Runner. A comic writer and Information Age social satirist of the first water, Matt Ruff has one of the most fertile imaginations you'll come across, and the confident chops to string the fruits of this inventive intelligence together. The story is set in a near-future Manhattan of mile-high skyscraper construction projects, eco-terrorism, man-eating mutant sewer-dwelling white sharks and even more dangerous corporations.From the Inside Flap:
"A post-millennial spectacular-dizzyingly readable." -Thomas Pynchon" A turbocharged neo-Dickensian hot rod [with] plenty of intellectual horsepower." -Neal Stephenson
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Book Description Aspect, 1998. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110446606421
Book Description Aspect, 1998. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0446606421
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STRM-0446606421