A History of What Comes Next

A History of What Comes Next

A RIVETING BLEND OF HISTORICAL THRILLER AND SCIENTIFIC SPECULATION , WHICH NEVER LOSES ITS CORE OF HUMANITY . " - JAMES ROLLINS A HISTORY OF W HAI COMES NEXT A TAKE THEM TO THE STARS NOVEL SYLVAIN NEUVEL A HISTORY of WH AT COMES NE XT ...

Author: Sylvain Neuvel

Publisher: Tordotcom

ISBN: 9781250262059

Category: Fiction

Page: 287

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“A History of What Comes Next is a riveting blend of historical thriller and scientific speculation, which never loses its core of humanity.”—James Rollins, #1 New York Times bestselling author For generations, Mia’s family has shaped human history to push them to the stars. The year is 1945 and now it is her turn. Her mission: to lure scientist Wernher Von Braun away from the Nazi party and into the American rocket program, securing the future of the space race. But there is a threat. A ruthless enemy lurks behind the scenes. Sylvain Neuvel’s genre-bending sci-fi thriller is a dark and gripping exploration of the amorality of progress and the nature of violence, as seen through the eyes of the women who make that progress possible and the men who are determined to stop them. Always run, never fight. Preserve the knowledge. Survive at all costs. Take them to the stars. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Categories: Fiction

A History of What Comes Next Sneak Peek

A History of What Comes Next Sneak Peek

This can work, right? What the hell am I thinking? We have zero chance. We're all going to die and we're going to do it the stupid way. Order A History of What Comes Next now! ALSO BY SYLVAIN NEUVEL The Test THE THEMIS FILES Sleeping.

Author: Sylvain Neuvel

Publisher: Tordotcom

ISBN: 9781250820570

Category: Fiction

Page: 32

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Showing that truth is stranger than fiction, Sylvain Neuvel weaves a sci-fi thriller reminiscent of Blake Crouch and Andy Weir, blending a fast moving, darkly satirical look at 1940s rocketry with an exploration of the amorality of progress and the nature of violence in A History of What Comes Next. Download a FREE sneak peek today! Always run, never fight. Preserve the knowledge. Survive at all costs. Take them to the stars. Over 99 identical generations, Mia’s family has shaped human history to push them to the stars, making brutal, wrenching choices and sacrificing countless lives. Her turn comes at the dawn of the age of rocketry. Her mission: to lure Wernher Von Braun away from the Nazi party and into the American rocket program, and secure the future of the space race. But Mia’s family is not the only group pushing the levers of history: an even more ruthless enemy lurks behind the scenes. A darkly satirical first contact thriller, as seen through the eyes of the women who make progress possible and the men who are determined to stop them... At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Categories: Fiction

A History of What Comes Next

A History of What Comes Next

The gripping new speculative fiction as rich as The Man in the High Castle and as packed with thrills as Ready Player One 'Alt-history with a difference' GUARDIAN 'There's real cleverness at work here' THE TIMES Always run, never fight.

Author: Sylvain Neuvel

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9781405945547

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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The gripping new speculative fiction as rich as The Man in the High Castle and as packed with thrills as Ready Player One 'Alt-history with a difference' GUARDIAN 'There's real cleverness at work here' THE TIMES Always run, never fight. Preserve the knowledge. Survive at all costs. Take them to the stars. _________ Germany, 1945. Mia, a nineteen-year-old girl, is sent by the OSS to find Wernher von Braun. Her mission: stop the Russians getting hold of Germany's - and the world's - foremost rocket scientist. Von Braun is suspicious. And so he should be. For Mia is no ordinary girl. She only looks human. And helping the Allies win the Second World War is only one part of her plan. Because there's an even darker conflict taking place on Earth. A secret struggle thousands of years old that has engulfed and taken generations of Mia's people. Can the firing of rockets finally bring about its end? Will Mia, as the last of her kind, bring the stars down to Earth? And if she succeeds, what will happen to us? _________ 'Wry narration, wired action . . . Fans of alternate history and intelligent sci-fi will love this' Publishers Weekly 'Clever and compelling, it will keep you enthralled until the end' Robert J. Sawyer, Hugo Award-winning author of The Oppenheimer Alternative 'Highly crafted and unique' Library Journal
Categories: Fiction

A History of What Comes Next

A History of What Comes Next

“A History of What Comes Next is a riveting blend of historical thriller and scientific speculation, which never loses its core of humanity.”—James Rollins, #1 New York Times bestselling author For generations, Mia’s family has ...

Author: Sylvain Neuvel

Publisher: Tor.com

ISBN: 1250262062

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 623

Showing that truth is stranger than fiction, Neuvel weaves a scfi thriller reminiscent of Blake Crouch and Andy Weir, blending a fast moving, darkly satirical look at 1940s rocketry with an exploration of the amorality of progress and the nature of violence. Always run, never fight. Preserve the knowledge. Survive at all cost. Take them to the stars. Over 99 identical generations, Mia’s family has shaped human history to push them to the stars, making brutal, wrenching choices and sacrificing countless lives. Her turn comes at the dawn of the age of rocketry. Her mission: to lure Wernher Von Braun away from the Nazi party and into the American rocket program, and secure the future of the space race. But Mia’s family is not the only group pushing the levers of history: an even more ruthless enemy lurks behind the scenes. A darkly satirical first contact thriller, as seen through the eyes of the women who make progress possible and the men who are determined to stop them...
Categories: Fiction

Climate Change in Popular Culture A Warming World in the American Imagination

Climate Change in Popular Culture  A Warming World in the American Imagination

Shortly after World War II, while encouraging Mia to advance the Soviet space program, Sarah works with Qian Xuesen, ... A History of What Comes Next is an example of an emerging trend in contemporary fiction, the integrated use of ...

Author: James Craig Holte

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440878084

Category: Science

Page: 350

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Climate Change in Popular Culture: A Warming World in the American Imagination is the first study that includes analyses of both fiction and popular nonfiction works devoted to climate change. In addition, the book examines a number of classic works from the perspective of the growing field of climate change literature and includes a brief history of climate change science as well basic scientific definitions, all intended for general readers. The text provides an introduction to the science, politics, and economics of climate change. It also includes both historical overviews and potential probable futures projected by leading climate scientists and environmental writers. In addition, the text looks at how such creative writers and directors as Margaret Atwood, John Steinbeck, Paulo Bacigalupi, Kim Stanley Robinson, T. C. Boyle, Michael Crichton, and Octavia Butler, among others, have used the disasters caused by climate change in their work.
Categories: Science

Until the Last of Me

Until the Last of Me

Survive at all cost. Take them to the stars. “An exciting science fiction thriller that will in turn inform and surprise readers.” —Library Journal, starred review Also Available by Sylvain Neuvel: Take Them to the Stars series 1.

Author: Sylvain Neuvel

Publisher: Tordotcom

ISBN: 9781250262103

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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“[A] riveting blend of historical thriller and scientific speculation, which never loses its core of humanity.”—James Rollins, #1 New York Times bestselling author, on A History of What Comes Next The First Rule is the most important: Always run, never fight. For generations, Mia’s family has shaped human history to push them to the stars. The year is 1968 and she is on the cusp of destiny, poised to launch the first humans into space. But she cannot take them to the stars, not quite yet. Her adversary is at her heels, the future of the planet at stake, and obeying the First Rule is no longer an option. For the first time in one-hundred generations, Mia’s family will have to choose to stand their ground, risking not only their bloodline, but the future of the human race. A darkly satirical thriller, as seen through the eyes of the women who sacrifice all to make progress possible and the men who are determined to stop them. Always run, never fight. Preserve the knowledge. Survive at all cost. Take them to the stars. “An exciting science fiction thriller that will in turn inform and surprise readers.” —Library Journal, starred review Also Available by Sylvain Neuvel: Take Them to the Stars series 1. A History of What Comes Next The Test At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Categories: Fiction

A History of What Comes Next

A History of What Comes Next

Imagine everything you thought you knew about human progress was wrong.

Author: Sylvain Neuvel

Publisher: Michael Joseph

ISBN: 0241445124

Category: Extraterrestrial beings

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Mia is not sure what she is, but she isn't human. All she knows are the rules - there can never be three for too long; always run, never fight. When she finds herself in Germany, 1945, she must turn the Nazi's most trusted scientist with an offer - abandon the crumbling Nazi party, come to work for the Americans. But someone is watching her work.
Categories: Extraterrestrial beings

The Tech That Comes Next

The Tech That Comes Next

All history is relevant, but the history of technology is the most relevant. 6. Technology is a very human activity— and so is the history of technology. These laws are still applicable today. Technology, it turns out, is fairly useless ...

Author: Amy Sample Ward

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119859819

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 705

Changing the way we use, develop, and fund technology for social change is possible, and it starts with you. The Tech That Comes Next: How Changemakers, Philanthropists, and Technologists Can Build an Equitable World outlines a vision of a more equitable and just world along with practical steps to creating it, appropriately leveraging technology along the way. In the book, you'll find: Strategies for changing culture and investments inside social impact organizations Ways to change technology development so it incorporates more of society Examples of data, security, and privacy laws and policies that need to change to protect vulnerable populations and advance positive change Ideal for nonprofit leaders, social activists, policymakers, technologists, entrepreneurs, founders, managers, and other business leaders, The Tech That Comes Next belongs in the libraries of anyone who envisions a world in which technology helps advance, rather than hinders, positive social change.
Categories: Business & Economics

A History of Monmouth and Ocean Counties

A History of Monmouth and Ocean Counties

Embracing a Genealogical Record of Earliest Settlers in Monmouth and Ocean Counties and Their Descendants. The Indians: Their Language, Manners, and Customs. Important Historical Events... Edwin Salter. Long Branch comes next in order ...

Author: Edwin Salter

Publisher:

ISBN: PRNC:32101072316381

Category: Frontier and pioneer life

Page: 422

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Categories: Frontier and pioneer life

History of Vernon County Missouri

History of Vernon County  Missouri

Written and Compiled from the Most Authentic Official and Private Sources, Including a History of Its Townships, ... In number of horses Center leads with 1,012 , valued at $ 35,720 ; Henry comes next with 784 , valued at $ 25,840 ...

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Publisher:

ISBN: CUB:U183036212839

Category: Genealogy

Page: 903

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Categories: Genealogy