The Resource Amnesia, Peter Carey

Amnesia, Peter Carey

Label
Amnesia
Title
Amnesia
Statement of responsibility
Peter Carey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the two-time Booker Prize winner: a masterful, exceedingly timely new novel--at once dark, suspenseful, and seriously funny--that takes us on a journey to the place where the cyber underworld of radicals and hackers collides with international power politics. When an internet virus throws open the gates at thousands of American prisons, the hacker turns out to be an unlikely young Australian woman. Has she declared cyber war on the United States or was her "Angel Worm" intended only to free the victims of Australia's immigration policies? Is she innocent? Can she be saved? The answers are up to law-suit-magnet journalist Felix Moore, a.k.a. Felix Moore-or-less-correct. His career is tanking when he gets this chance to write a biography that will vindicate the young woman. Funding is to be provided by an old friend--an outrageous millionaire property developer--and further impetus by an old flame: the young woman's actress mother whom Felix worshiped when they were at university together. And it will be our great good fortune to see the world through Felix's comic, cowardly, angry, yet fundamentally humane eyes as he attempts to save the young woman--and redeem himself in the bargain"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
CGL
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1943-
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Carey, Peter
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • Journalists
  • Computer viruses
Label
Amnesia, Peter Carey
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn899060347
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9780385352772
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014028380
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)899060347
Label
Amnesia, Peter Carey
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn899060347
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9780385352772
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014028380
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)899060347

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