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Young Beck hopes her mathematical skills will somehow bring back her dead father. Other reviewers have mostly complained that this novel does not work as the serious family drama it intends to be. From the mathematical point of view, I'm afraid it fares no better.
Rice seems to have some vague concept of what a limit is:
But most of the mathematical content involves mention of "proofs of infinity" (whatever those are) or insipid and nonsensical lines like:
Thanks to Barry Cipra for bringing this book to my attention. 
Buy this work of mathematical fiction and read reviews at amazon.com. 
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Exciting News: The total number of works of mathematical fiction listed in this database recently reached a milestone. The 1,500th entry is The Man of Forty Crowns by Voltaire. Thanks to Vijay Fafat for writing the summary of that work (and so many others). I am also grateful to everyone who has contributed to this website. Heck, I'm grateful to everyone who visited the site. Thank you!
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