Machine Man

August 9, 2011|
Machine Man by Max Barry
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Scientist Charles Neumann loses a leg in an industrial accident. It''s not a tragedy. It''s an opportunity. Charlie always thought his body could be better. He begins to explore a few ideas. To build parts. Better parts.

Prosthetist Lola Shanks loves a good artificial limb. In Charlie, she sees a man on his way to becoming artificial everything. But others see a madman. Or a product. Or a weapon.

A story for the age of pervasive technology, Machine Man is a gruesomely funny unraveling of one man''s quest for ultimate self-improvement.
Max Barry began removing parts at an early age. In 1999, he successfully excised a steady job at tech giant HP in order to upgrade to the more compatible alternative of manufacturing fiction. While producing three novels, he developed the online nation simulation game NationStates, as well as contributing to various open source softwar...
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Title:Machine Man
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.61 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.61 in
Published:August 9, 2011
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780307476890

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