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Babel-17 ; Empire star / Samuel R. Delany.

Author/Creator:
Delany, Samuel R.
Other Title:
Babel-17 ; Empire star
Babel-seventeen
Edition:
1st Vintage Books edition
Publication:
New York : Vintage Books, 2001.
Format/Description:
Book
219, 92 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Subjects:
Language and languages -- Fiction.
Women linguists -- Fiction.
Women poets -- Fiction.
Life on other planets -- Fiction.
Upside-down books -- Specimens.
Form/Genre:
Science fiction.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Summary:
In "Babel-17," Rydra Wong, a poet and code expert, must break an enemy government's code, but discovers that the code is really a supersophisticated language, while in "Empire Star," a simple-minded teenager is entrusted to carry a vital message to a distant world.
Contents:
Babel-17
Empire star.
Notes:
No collective t.p.; titles transcribed from individual title pages; works bound back-to-back with inverted pagination.
First Vintage Books edition, December 2001.
Local notes:
Adams Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2015 by Dr. Mark B. Adams.
Penn Provenance:
Adams, Mark B. (donor) (Adams Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2001
Cited in:
Internet Speculative Fiction Database, 253884
Contributor:
Mark B. Adams Science Fiction Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Contains:
Delany, Samuel R.. Empire star.
Empire star.
Other format:
Online version: Delany, Samuel R. Babel-17.
Online version: Delany, Samuel R. Babel-17.
ISBN:
0375706690
9780375706691
OCLC:
46640814
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