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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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Higgins, C. A.
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3608.I3645
LC item number
S87 2016
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Lightless trilogy
Series volume
book two
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women engineers
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Space ships
Label
Supernova, C.A. Higgins
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn928479354
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
290 pages
Isbn
9780553394450
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2016011342
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • BK0017918513
  • (OCoLC)928479354
Label
Supernova, C.A. Higgins
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn928479354
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
290 pages
Isbn
9780553394450
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2016011342
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • BK0017918513
  • (OCoLC)928479354

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