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The Difference Engine

The Difference Engine( )
Author: Gibson, William
Contribution by: Sterling, Bruce
ISBN:978-0-553-29461-3
Publication Date:Jan 1992
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Spectra
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $7.99
Book Description:

1855: The Industrial Revolution is in full and inexorable swing, powered by steam-driven cybernetic Engines.  Charles Babbage perfects his Analytical Engine and the computer age arrives a century ahead of its time.  And three extraordinary characters race toward a rendezvous with history--and the future:   Sybil Gerard--a fallen woman, politician's tart, daughter of a Luddite agitator   Edward "Leviathan" Mallory--explorer and paleontologist...
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Book Details
Pages:448
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Science Fiction / Steampunk
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.57 x 6.9 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:0.475 Pounds
Author Biography
Gibson, William (Author)
William Gibson was born on March 17, 1948 in Conway, South Carolina. He dropped out of high school and moved to Canada, where he eventually graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1977. He is the author of Mona Lisa Overdrive, The Peripheral, and Neuromancer, which won the Phillip K. Dick Award, the Hugo Award, and the Nebula Award. He also wrote the screenplay for the film Johnny Mnemonic.

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