Set in twenty-first-century Shanghai, it is the story of what happens when a state-of-the-art interactive device falls into the hands of a street urchin named Nell. Her life--and the entire future of humanity--is about to be decoded and reprogrammed....
|Formats||Print / eBook / Audio|
|Themes||Alternative History, Steampunk|
|Awards||1996 Hugo Award -- Novel (Winner), 1996 Locus Award -- Science Fiction (Winner), 1996 John W. Campbell Memorial Award -- Novel (Second Place), 1996 Nebula Award -- Novel (Nominee)|