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White Light by Rudy Rucker
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really liked it
bookshelves: math, sf

This is the earliest of the Rucker bks I've read & probably my favorite. The simple premise of a math professor who has out-of-body experiences when he naps is expanded to a wild ride that's part hallucinogenic daydream, part semi-serious attempt to address notions of how to demonstrate that there aren't one-to-one mappings of specific infinities. The result was completely engrossing & entertaining for me & is proof 'positive' that Rucker's one heckuva imaginative guy. Thank the holy ceiling light for nerd culture.
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Started Reading
January 9, 2011 – Finished Reading
January 15, 2011 – Shelved
January 15, 2011 – Shelved as: math
January 15, 2011 – Shelved as: sf

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