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The Resource Machines like me : a novel, Ian McEwan, (sound recording)

Machines like me : a novel, Ian McEwan, (sound recording)

Label
Machines like me : a novel
Title
Machines like me
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Ian McEwan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Machines Like Me occurs in an alternative 1980s London. Britain has lost the Falklands War, Margaret Thatcher battles Tony Benn for power, and Alan Turing achieves a breakthrough in artificial intelligence. In a world not quite like this one, two lovers will be tested beyond their understanding. Charlie, drifting through life and dodging full-time employment, is in love with Miranda, a bright student who lives with a terrible secret. When Charlie comes into money, he buys Adam, one of the first batch of synthetic humans. With Miranda's assistance, he co-designs Adam's personality. This near-perfect human is beautiful, strong, and clever--a love triangle soon forms. These three beings will confront a profound moral dilemma. Ian McEwan's subversive and entertaining new novel poses fundamental questions: What makes us human? Our outward deeds or our inner lives? Could a machine understand the human heart? This provocative and thrilling tale warns against the power to invent things beyond our control
Cataloging source
RECBC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McEwan, Ian
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by Steven Crossley
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Crossley, Steven
  • Recorded Books, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Androids
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • London (England)
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Machines like me : a novel, Ian McEwan, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • In container (17 cm.)
  • Title from container
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1089748480
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
10 audio discs (11 hr., 15 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781980034438
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
9781980034438
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
C05589
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Machines like me : a novel, Ian McEwan, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • In container (17 cm.)
  • Title from container
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1089748480
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
10 audio discs (11 hr., 15 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781980034438
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
9781980034438
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
C05589
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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