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Title:
Christmas : primer level, beginning level
Author:
Faber, Nancy.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
North Miami Beach, Fla. : FJH Music Co., [1989]

©1989
Physical Description:
1 score (20 pages) ; 23 x 31 cm.
General Note:
Publisher's no.: FF1015.
Contents:
Jolly old Saint Nicholas -- Jingle bells -- Good King Wenceslas -- Away in a manger -- We three kings of orient are -- Up on the housetop -- Over the river and through the woods -- Silent night -- I saw three ships.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780929666174
Format :
Musical Score

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Central Library MT758.P7 F3 1989 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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This urban dystopia is set in a futuristic South Africa where having one's cell phone disconnected is tantamount to exile and holding a corporate job is the only way to avoid becoming a "Rural" or worse. Bio-engineered dogs and remote-controlled electrocution help the government maintain control. Beukes writes from the perspectives of four main characters; one of which, Toby, is a reality-show blogger whose coat is both camera and screen, while another, Kendra, is an artist who has rediscovered the film camera. While Kendra has herself injected with new nanotechnology in exchange for becoming a corporate brand sponsor, her friends are hacking computerized billboards and scamming online game companies. But Beukes' novel is more than "standard anti-corp" protesting youth, it's reminiscent of Gibson, Stephenson or Doctorow-at times, predictably so. Nevertheless it's a good ride, even with some awkward futuristic slang and a few too many cliffhanger chapters. (Oct.) Copyright 2009 Reed Business Information.


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