eAudio - unabridged
Audio (15.30 hours)
Product Number: Z100030819
Released: Jul 10, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780062132772
Narrator/s: Lincoln Hoppe
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More than anything, Tom Raines wants to be important, though his shadowy life is anything but that. For years, Tom's drifted from casino to casino with his unlucky gambler of a dad, gaming for their survival. Keeping a roof over their heads depends on a careful combination of skill, luck, con artistry, and staying invisible. Then one day, Tom stops being invisible. Someone's been watching his virtual-reality prowess, and he's offered the incredible-a place at the Pentagonal Spire, an elite military academy. There, Tom's instincts for combat will be put to the test and if he passes, he'll become a member of the Intrasolar Forces, helping to lead his country to victory in World War III. Finally, he'll be someone important: a superhuman war machine with the tech skills that every virtual-reality warrior dreams of. Life at the Spire holds everything that Tom's always wanted-friends, the possibility of a girlfriend, and a life where his every action matters-but what will it cost him? Gripping and provocative, S. J. Kincaid's futuristic thrill ride of a debut crackles with memorable characters, tremendous wit, and a vision of the future that asks startling, timely questions about the melding of humanity and technology.

Author(s): S.J. Kincaid
Series: Insignia Series No: 1
Original Publish Date: Jul 10, 2012

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Author(s): S.J. Kincaid
Product Number EB00234395
Released: Mar 18, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780062093011

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