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The Diamond Age: Or, A Young Lady's Illustrated Primer
by Neal Stephenson

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The Diamond Age: Or, A Young Lady's Illustrated Primer by Neal Stephenson Overview

The Diamond Age: Or, A Young Lady's Illustrated Primer is a postcyberpunk novel by Neal Stephenson. It is to some extent a science fiction coming-of-age story, focused on a young girl named Nell, and set in a future world in which nanotechnology affects all aspects of life. The novel deals with themes of education, social class, ethnicity, and the nature of artificial inte The Diamond Age: Or, A Young Lady's Illustrated Primer is a postcyberpunk novel by Neal Stephenson. It is to some extent a science fiction coming-of-age story, focused on a young girl named Nell, and set in a future world in which nanotechnology affects all aspects of life. The novel deals with themes of education, social class, ethnicity, and the nature of artificial intelligence.

Neal Stephenson

About The Diamond Age: Or, A Young Lady's Illustrated Primer Description

Neal Stephenson is the author of Reamde, Anathem, and the three-volume historical epic the Baroque Cycle (Quicksilver, The Confusion, and The System of the World), as well as Cryptonomicon, The Diamond Age, Snow Crash, and Zodiac. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

Data Book The Diamond Age: Or, A Young Lady's Illustrated Primer

Original Title The Diamond Age ISBN 0553380966 (ISBN13: 9780553380965 ) Edition Language English Characters Nell, Bud, John Percival Hackworth, Fiona Hackworth, Harv...more , Dr. X, Carl Hollywood, Judge Fang, Ms. Miranda Redpath, Mr. Chang, Gwendolyn Hackworth, Major Napier, Lord Alexcander Chung-Sik Finkle-McGraw, King Coyote, Miss Pao, Elizabeth Finkle-McGraw, Miss Matheson, Demetrius James Cotton, Mr. PhyrePhox...less setting China Shanghai (China) Literary Awards Hugo Award for Best Novel (1996), Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novel (1996), Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (1996), Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee (1996), John W. Campbell Memorial Award Nominee for Best Science Fiction Novel (1996) ...more Prometheus Award Nominee for Best Novel (1996) ...less (57)