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Machines like me : and people like you / Ian McEwan.

McEwan, Ian, (author.).

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  • 30 of 54 copies available at Bibliomation.
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Bridgeport Public Library. (Show preferred library)
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Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport FIC MCEWAN (Text to phone) 34000081463879 Adult New Fiction Available -
Burroughs-Saden Main - Bridgeport FIC MCEWAN (Text to phone) 34000081463887 Adult New Fiction Available -
North Branch - Bridgeport FIC MCEWAN (Text to phone) 34000081463895 Adult New Fiction Available -
Ansonia Public Library FIC McEWAN, IAN (Text to phone) 34045120745448 Adult New Fiction Available -
Bethel Public Library NEW MCEWAN (Text to phone) 34030141527926 Adult New Fiction Checked out 06/24/2019
Brookfield Library F/ MCEWAN (Text to phone) 34029145625504 Adult New Fiction Available -
Burnham Library - Bridgewater FIC McEWAN (Text to phone) 36937002156579 Adult New Material Available -
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown FIC MCEWAN (Text to phone) 34014141716481 Adult New Fiction Checked out 06/20/2019
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown FIC MCEWAN (Text to phone) 34014141716499 Lucky Day Available -
Cornwall Library F MCE (Text to phone) 33240141074487 Adult Fiction Available -
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"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"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Artificial intelligence > Fiction.
Alternative histories (Fiction)
Androids > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Fiction.
London (England) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Alternative histories (Fiction).
Love stories.
Psychological fiction.
Alternative histories (Fiction)
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