Same Same

A Novel
Product Number: EB00729968
Released: Feb 05, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780525435891
Publisher: Vintage
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In the shifting sands of the desert, near an unnamed metropolis, there is an institute where various fellows come to undertake projects of great significance. But when our sort-of hero, Percy Frobisher, arrives, surrounded by the simulated environment of the glass-enclosed dome of the Institute, his mind goes completely blank. When he spills something on his uniform-a major faux pas-he learns about a mysterious shop where you can take something, utter the command "same same," and receive a replica even better than the original. Imagining a world in which simulacra have as much value as the real-so much so that any distinction between the two vanishes, and even language seeks to reproduce meaning through ever more degraded copies of itself-Peter Mendelsund has crafted a deeply unsettling novel about what it means to exist and to create...?nd a future that may not be far off.

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Author(s): Peter Mendelsund
Original Publish Date: Feb 05, 2019

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Author(s): Peter Mendelsund
Product Number Z100141901
Released: Feb 05, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780525639503

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