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by Kathleen Ann Goonan


Marie touched the heart stone she now wore around her neck on a chain. She’d had it set in silver and it had just been delivered the day before. The voice of Adele came back to her. Let it go.

Marie touched the heart stone she now wore around her neck on a chain. They still think that I’m dead.

Kathleen Ann Goonan (born 14 May 1952) is an American science fiction writer. Several of her books have been nominated for the Nebula Award

Kathleen Ann Goonan (born 14 May 1952) is an American science fiction writer. Several of her books have been nominated for the Nebula Award. Her debut novel Queen City Jazz was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and her novel In War Times was chosen by the American Library Association as Best Science Fiction Novel for their 2008 reading list. In July 2008, In War Times won the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel.

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Crescent City Rhapsody book. Not so Kathleen Ann Goonan, whose Crescent City Rhapsody is the third of her Nanotech Cycle novels. Each of her characters is profoundly real, and the things that happen to them are as What would it feel like to live through a biological revolution? Many science fiction writers chronicling a vast technological shift lose sight of the people who would have to deal with it.

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CRESCENT CITY RHAPSODY, the third novel in Kathleen Ann Goonan's "Nanotech" series (see QUEEN CITY JAZZ and MISSISSIPPI BLUES) is a wonderful futuristic tale. The story line speculates on the path science and technology may take mankind down in the next decade or so. The action is non-stop in this bleak but fascinating novel.

Kathleen Ann Goonan's first novel, Queen City Jazz, propelled her into the front ranks of speculative fiction

Kathleen Ann Goonan's first novel, Queen City Jazz, propelled her into the front ranks of speculative fiction. and the unpredictable human consequences following in their wake.

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Third of Goonan's yarns (Queen City Jazz, 1994; Mississippi Blues, 1997) about the uncontrolled spread of biological nanotechnology and the complications caused by a ive message from space. So successful are New Orleans-based Marie Laveau's investments in cutting-edge nanotechnology that the International Federation, a powerful international conspiracy, has her assassinated.

Crescent City Rhapsody, Kathleen Ann Goonan. Acknowledgments and Thanks For his constant emotional support as I wrote this book, I am grateful, as always, to my husband Joseph. Sean StewartтАЩs thorough critique helped immensely, as does the Edge group in general.

A novel about death and grieving, about Afro-Caribbean culture and Voodoo and about the four waves of Nanotechnology development.

The world of CRESCENT CITY RHAPSODY is a world that is being changed by the day by advances in nanotechnology; it is a world where radio has died, of vastly increased lifespans and where extra terrestrials will play a pivotal role in everyones life.

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ISBN13: 978-1857988888

ISBN: 1857988884

Author: Kathleen Ann Goonan

Category: Fantasy

Subcategory: Science Fiction

Language: English

Publisher: Millennium; 1st edition (August 31, 2000)

Pages: 526 pages

ePUB size: 1456 kb

FB2 size: 1719 kb

Rating: 4.8

Votes: 537

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Nicearad
Outstanding. Excellent sci-fi that leans in a hard direction. Generally believable, even if it is fantastic.
Nicearad
Outstanding. Excellent sci-fi that leans in a hard direction. Generally believable, even if it is fantastic.
Ndav
In 2012, the electromagnetic impulse that shuts down worldwide communications makes the Northeast blackout of four plus decades ago seems like a blown light bulb. Computers become silent. Studying that void, DC astrophysicist Zeb Aberly concludes that the impulse was not a freak of nature, but a signal from an intelligent ET source. Instead of accolades and kudos, Zeb is forced to run for his life, ultimately ending up in New Orleans.
While the pulses continue to wreck havoc, infants born after the disaster start showing strange physical and mental abilities. In New Orleans, someone assassinates mob chieftain Marie Laveau, her spouse, and child. Nanotechnology brings Marie back to life, but her family was beyond repair. Marie vows revenge. She also tries to build a safe haven with the help of outlawed technological geniuses like Zeb, but time is running out as the new world order plans to stop her and her Crescent City.
CRESCENT CITY RHAPSODY, the third novel in Kathleen Ann Goonan's "Nanotech" series (see QUEEN CITY JAZZ and MISSISSIPPI BLUES) is a wonderful futuristic tale. The story line speculates on the path science and technology may take mankind down in the next decade or so. The action is non-stop in this bleak but fascinating novel. The charcaters are fully developed, but what makes this tale and its predecessors so good is the author's ability to paint a grim landscape that feels genuinely possible.

Harriet Klausner
Ndav
In 2012, the electromagnetic impulse that shuts down worldwide communications makes the Northeast blackout of four plus decades ago seems like a blown light bulb. Computers become silent. Studying that void, DC astrophysicist Zeb Aberly concludes that the impulse was not a freak of nature, but a signal from an intelligent ET source. Instead of accolades and kudos, Zeb is forced to run for his life, ultimately ending up in New Orleans.
While the pulses continue to wreck havoc, infants born after the disaster start showing strange physical and mental abilities. In New Orleans, someone assassinates mob chieftain Marie Laveau, her spouse, and child. Nanotechnology brings Marie back to life, but her family was beyond repair. Marie vows revenge. She also tries to build a safe haven with the help of outlawed technological geniuses like Zeb, but time is running out as the new world order plans to stop her and her Crescent City.
CRESCENT CITY RHAPSODY, the third novel in Kathleen Ann Goonan's "Nanotech" series (see QUEEN CITY JAZZ and MISSISSIPPI BLUES) is a wonderful futuristic tale. The story line speculates on the path science and technology may take mankind down in the next decade or so. The action is non-stop in this bleak but fascinating novel. The charcaters are fully developed, but what makes this tale and its predecessors so good is the author's ability to paint a grim landscape that feels genuinely possible.

Harriet Klausner
Light out of Fildon
I'm mystified that people thought this book was too long, not based in reality enough (hello?? science FICTION, anyone??) to be plausible.

Personally I felt that it paced well, engaged my mind and provided both characters and story that were not only sympathetic and interesting but at the same time compelling.

Is Ms. Goonan's vision of the future realistic enough? Is it based on too many wild assumptions and implausibilities? I don't know. What I do know is that it raised interesting philosophical issues around mankind's rampant charge into unknown technologies and the possibility of not only technological disaster, but of the social and policitical ramifications of such events.

If you're looking for a primer to science, this is likely not it. If you're looking for an interesting human story in a plot based on scientific possibility, this might be for you.

One caveat to this review is that I didn't realize it was the third in a series of four books, so I've started with this book--I don't bring any baggage or pre-knowledge to the book from the other books in this series.

Its highly likely that I'll go back and read the rest of the series.
Light out of Fildon
I'm mystified that people thought this book was too long, not based in reality enough (hello?? science FICTION, anyone??) to be plausible.

Personally I felt that it paced well, engaged my mind and provided both characters and story that were not only sympathetic and interesting but at the same time compelling.

Is Ms. Goonan's vision of the future realistic enough? Is it based on too many wild assumptions and implausibilities? I don't know. What I do know is that it raised interesting philosophical issues around mankind's rampant charge into unknown technologies and the possibility of not only technological disaster, but of the social and policitical ramifications of such events.

If you're looking for a primer to science, this is likely not it. If you're looking for an interesting human story in a plot based on scientific possibility, this might be for you.

One caveat to this review is that I didn't realize it was the third in a series of four books, so I've started with this book--I don't bring any baggage or pre-knowledge to the book from the other books in this series.

Its highly likely that I'll go back and read the rest of the series.
Faebei
OK, where to begin? The ONLY reason this tale merits more than one star is the tremendous idea on which the book is based and the arrangement of material into symphonic movements. The tale: An alien energy pulse (EMP) knocks out sophisticated electronic systems, all governments go bonkers and a woman in New Orleans has a plan to save the world. What follows is an unmitigated disaster on almost every element - characterization, plotting, authenticity, social comment, science...you name it.
There is enough here for three books: Voodoo, globetrotting, New Age nonsense, dire environmental warnings, unconvincing characters, nanotechnology, biotechnology (two fields the author continually crossbreeds) and space travel. And that doesn't include the UN military force (a la black helicopter) or the socio-economic comments that sound like Daffy Duck attempting Mandarin.
The sheer number of stories prevent any of them from standing out. The evil government forces are never seen, heard from nor given a chance to explain their actions. Marie (our erstwhile heroine) is attempting to set up a new type of human society, Crescent City, somewhere in the Gulf that will operate "without a government" according to bio/nano technology - as if these fields contained moral truths for humanity. The author seems clueless about the real world and of course the action is totally illogical and improbable.
Let's see: A Tibetan learns the secret of the messages, cities secede from the United States, the future revolves around nanotechnology, jazz, New Age tripe and a "mixture of socialism and capitalism." My pet peeve (and not just here despite the breakdown of society, the return of barter and barbarism, and the presence of conflicts, science and scientific advances continue unabated. That is NOT the way the world works. THis is just so pathetic. We start a slow slide reaching the nadir on the last page. Not Recommended unless trapped in an elevator.
Faebei
OK, where to begin? The ONLY reason this tale merits more than one star is the tremendous idea on which the book is based and the arrangement of material into symphonic movements. The tale: An alien energy pulse (EMP) knocks out sophisticated electronic systems, all governments go bonkers and a woman in New Orleans has a plan to save the world. What follows is an unmitigated disaster on almost every element - characterization, plotting, authenticity, social comment, science...you name it.
There is enough here for three books: Voodoo, globetrotting, New Age nonsense, dire environmental warnings, unconvincing characters, nanotechnology, biotechnology (two fields the author continually crossbreeds) and space travel. And that doesn't include the UN military force (a la black helicopter) or the socio-economic comments that sound like Daffy Duck attempting Mandarin.
The sheer number of stories prevent any of them from standing out. The evil government forces are never seen, heard from nor given a chance to explain their actions. Marie (our erstwhile heroine) is attempting to set up a new type of human society, Crescent City, somewhere in the Gulf that will operate "without a government" according to bio/nano technology - as if these fields contained moral truths for humanity. The author seems clueless about the real world and of course the action is totally illogical and improbable.
Let's see: A Tibetan learns the secret of the messages, cities secede from the United States, the future revolves around nanotechnology, jazz, New Age tripe and a "mixture of socialism and capitalism." My pet peeve (and not just here despite the breakdown of society, the return of barter and barbarism, and the presence of conflicts, science and scientific advances continue unabated. That is NOT the way the world works. THis is just so pathetic. We start a slow slide reaching the nadir on the last page. Not Recommended unless trapped in an elevator.