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Floating city

Eric Van Lustbader

Floating city

a Nicholas Linnear novel

by Eric Van Lustbader

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Published by Harper Collins in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, 1994.

StatementEric Lustbader.
The Physical Object
Pagination570p. ;
Number of Pages570
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18157723M
ISBN 100006475981

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From the Publisher5/5(2). Aug 26,  · Floating City: A Rogue Sociologist Lost and Found in New York’s Underground Economy chronicles Venkatesh’s decade of discovery and loss in the shifting terrain of New York, where research subjects might disappear suddenly and new allies emerge by chance, where close friends might reveal themselves to be criminals of the lowest order/5(2).

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Regarded, with H.G. Wells, as one of the founders of Science Fiction, "The Floating City" contains many of the themes that are essential Verne, including flying cities and abandoned islands. This book contains two Verne classics, "The Floating City" and The Blockade Runners, both from /5(2).

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