The Practice Effect

The Practice Effect

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by David Brin
     
 

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Dennis Nuel is a physicist who, during his research, develops a machine that allows him to explore alternate realities, each of which sport some very strange scientific properties.  See more details below

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Dennis Nuel is a physicist who, during his research, develops a machine that allows him to explore alternate realities, each of which sport some very strange scientific properties.

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ISBN-13:
9780307575029
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/23/2009
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
202,331
File size:
2 MB

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Poul Anderson
A delightful, often very witty story, with the underlying thoughtfulness we expect from David Brin.

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Practice Effect 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 14 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have read and reread this fun story. I recommend it whole heartedly.
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VerbisAdVitem More than 1 year ago
This really turned me on to Brin's writing. He takes one thing -- the tendency of things to break down with use -- flips it, and then creates the entire society that results, and the view from an outsider who enters. The results are surprising, adventurous, and puts the reader in the same sort of position as a holder of "secret" knowledge in the world as the character.
Guest More than 1 year ago
...get it! This is the first book I ever read by David Brin and is still my favorite. He has such a different imagination than most other SF authors. This story is as unique as you will find and his writing style is simply pleasurable.
Guest More than 1 year ago
A lively and entertaining tale. I've read this one twice now, and it was just as good a read the second time. I'd like to see a sequel to this one.