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The Resource Sourdough

Sourdough

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Sourdough
Title
Sourdough
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Subject
Summary
*One of Amazon's 20 Best Books of 2017*Named one of the best books of 2017 by NPR, San Francisco Chronicle, Barnes & Noble, and Southern LivingIn his much-anticipated new novel, Robin Sloan does for the world of food what he did for the world of books in Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour BookstoreLois Clary is a software engineer at General Dexterity, a San Francisco robotics company with world-changing ambitions. She codes all day and collapses at night, her human contact limited to the two brothers who run the neighborhood hole-in-the-wall from which she orders dinner every evening. Then, disaster! Visa issues. The brothers close up shop, and fast. But they have one last delivery for Lois: their culture, the sourdough starter used to bake their bread. She must keep it alive, they tell her—feed it daily, play it music, and learn to bake with it. Lois is no baker, but she could use a roommate, even if it is a needy colony of microorganisms. Soon, not only is she eating her own homemade bread, she's providing loaves daily to the General Dexterity cafeteria. The company chef urges her to take her product to the farmer's market, and a whole new world opens up. When Lois comes before the jury that decides who sells what at Bay Area markets, she encounters a close-knit club with no appetite for new members. But then, an alternative emerges: a secret market that aims to fuse food and technology. But who are these people, exactly? Leavened by the same infectious intelligence that made Robin Sloan's Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore such a sensation, while taking on even more satisfying challenges, Sourdough marks the triumphant return of a unique and beloved young writer
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Sloan, Robin
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Literature
Label
Sourdough
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:0efd1acb-b406-4538-833e-eea72cffb3be
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780374716431
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Sourdough
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:0efd1acb-b406-4538-833e-eea72cffb3be
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780374716431
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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