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The chain of chance

by StanisЕ‚aw Lem

  • 204 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in San Diego .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementStanislaw Lem ; translated by Louis Iribane.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG7158.L39 K313 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination179 p. ;
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3180006M
ISBN 100156165007
LC Control Number83022620
OCLC/WorldCa10099089

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: The Chain of Chance: Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s).Price: $ Adrian McKinty has never written a book I have not loved, and this intense, dark psychological thriller is just brilliant with its killer and diabolical premise of the chain.

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Chains Summary. Chains opens with a funeral, which pretty much tells us up front that it's going to be a pretty bleak story. Isabel, our heroine, and her younger sister, Ruth, are attending the burial of their owner, Miss Mary Finch. The occasion presents a great deal of hope for Isabel and Ruth, as Miss Finch planned to free the girls in her will.

Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lem, Stanisław. Chain of chance. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, © (OCoLC)   Listen to Chance The Rapper's new mixtape "Coloring Book," featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Future, and many more.

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The reader is prompted not only to consider various suspects as possible culprits in a series of murders, but also the possibility that they.

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This historical fiction book is the first in the “Seeds of America” series by Laurie Halse Anderson and is published by Simon & Schuster for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division.

Chains is written for kids ages 10 and up. The age range reflects readability and not necessarily content appropriateness. Parents need to know that Chains is the first book in Laurie Halse Anderson's The Seeds of America Trilogy, followed by Forge and Ashes.

Chains is a realistic depiction of life as a young slave in a war-torn city, and it pulls no punches about the price of freedom in Revolutionary main character must survive tremendous cruelties, including being badly beaten.4/5. Building better supply chains for books.

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Plot In New York, Isabel is. Preview of The Chain of Chance Summary. Lem is a social philosopher whose vision is largely independent of ideological or economic particulars. In The Chain of Chance, he records and extrapolates trends which our civilization may display purely by virtue of having exceeded a certain numerically critical mass.

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Marley’s appearance warns Scrooge of his potential fate. Laurie Halse Anderson is a New York Times bestselling author known for tackling tough subjects with humor and sensitivity.

Her work has earned numerous ALA and state awards. Two of her books, Chains and Speak, were National Book Award also received the Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction, and Laurie was chosen for the Brand: Atheneum Books for Young Readers.How dare another book try to address those same issues!

I thought to myself in disbelief. But I was determined to give CHAINS a chance. For one thing, it's written by one of my favorite young adult authors. Plus, it was nominated for a National Book Award about an .