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Gold Bug Variations

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ISBN-10: 0060975008

ISBN-13: 9780060975005

Edition: N/A

Authors: Richard Powers, Ric Powers

List price: $16.99
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A national bestseller, voted by Time as the #1 novel of 1991, selected as one of the "Best Books of 1991" by Publishers Weekly, and nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award--a magnificent story that probes the meaning of love, science, music, and art, by the brilliant author of Three Farmers on Their Way to a Dance.
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/1/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Richard Powers was born on June 18, 1957 in Evanston, Illinois. He received a B.A. and M.A. in English from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. After graduation, he moved to Boston, Massachusetts and worked as a computer programmer and freelance data processor. One day he saw August Sander's 1914 black-and-white photograph of three Westerwald farm boys heading to a dance at the Museum of Fine Arts. This photograph inspired him to quit his job and try writing a novel. Three Farmers on Their Way to a Dance was published in 1985. His other works include Prisoner's Dilemma; The Gold Bug Variations; Operation Wandering Soul; Galatea 2.2; Plowing the Dark; The Time of Our Singing; and…