Distraction : A Novel  / Bruce Sterling

Distraction : A Novel / Bruce Sterling

Book - 1998 439 ; 25 m
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It's November 2044, an election year, and the state of the Union is a farce. The government is broke, the cities are privately owned, and the military is shaking down citizens in the streets. Washington has become a circus and no one knows that better than Oscar Valparaiso. A political spin doctor, Oscar has always made things look good. Now he wants to make a difference.

But Oscar has a skeleton in his closet. His only ally: Dr. Greta Penninger, a gifted neurologist at the bleeding edge of the neural revolution. Together they're out to spread a very dangerous idea whose time has come. And so have their enemies: every technofanatic, government goon, and laptop assassin in America. Oscar and Greta might not survive to change the world, but they'll put a new spin on it.
Publisher: Bantam Books, 1998. 439 p. ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9780553576399
9780553104844
0553104845
Branch Call Number: Science Fiction F Ste

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