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The Memory of Whiteness

(1985)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book (nominee)
Arthur Holywelkin, a brilliant physicist, devoted the last years of his life to creating a strange, beautiful musical instrument called The Orchestra. Hundreds of years later, in a universe centered around music, Johannes Wright is chosen as the Ninth Master of Holywelkin's Orchestra. Wright must travel the solar system pursued by enemies in the name of a destiny he understands only imperfectly.

Genre: Science Fiction
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February 1986 : UK Hardback
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Title: Memory of Whiteness
Author(s): Kim Stanley Robinson
ISBN: 0-356-10828-7 / 978-0-356-10828-5 (UK edition)
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August 1985 : USA Hardback
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Title: The memory of whiteness: A scientific romance
Author(s): Kim Stanley Robinson
ISBN: 0-312-93467-X / 978-0-312-93467-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: T. Doherty Associates
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November 2016 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Memory of Whiteness: A Scientific Romance
Author(s): Kim Stanley Robinson
ISBN: 0-7653-9198-8 / 978-0-7653-9198-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Science Fiction
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January 1999 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Memory of Whiteness (Voyager)
Author(s): Kim Stanley Robinson
ISBN: 0-00-648256-2 / 978-0-00-648256-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Voyager
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January 1996 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Memory of Whiteness: A Scientific Romance
Author(s): Kim Stanley Robinson
ISBN: 0-312-86143-5 / 978-0-312-86143-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Orb Books
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July 1986 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Memory of Whiteness
Author(s): Kim Stanley Robinson
ISBN: 0-8125-5235-0 / 978-0-8125-5235-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tom Doherty Assoc Llc
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January 1987 : UK Paperback
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Title: Memory of Whiteness (Orbit Books)
Author(s): Kim Stanley Robinson
ISBN: 0-7088-8211-0 / 978-0-7088-8211-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown UK Paperbacks
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January 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Memory of Whiteness: A Scientific Romance
Author(s): Kim Stanley Robinson
Publisher: Orb Books
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