Virtual Light

Product Number: EB00167926
Released: Dec 29, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307831187
Publisher: Spectra
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Description

NEW YORK TIMES bestseller 2005: Welcome to NoCal and SoCal, the uneasy sister-states of what used to be California. The millennium has come and gone, leaving in its wake only stunned survivors. In Los Angeles, Berry Rydell is a former armed-response rentacop now working for a bounty hunter. Chevette Washington is a bicycle messenger turned pickpocket who impulsively snatches a pair of innocent-looking sunglasses. But these are no ordinary shades. What you can see through these high-tech specs can make you rich-or get you killed. Now Berry and Chevette are on the run, zeroing in on the digitalized heart of DatAmerica, where pure information is the greatest high. And a mind can be a terrible thing to crash...? Praise for Virtual Light "Both exhilarating and terrifying...?lthough considered the master of 'cyberpunk' science fiction, William Gibson is also one fine suspense writer."-People "A stunner...? terrifically stylish burst of kick-butt imagination."-Entertainment Weekly "Convincing...?rightening...?iVirtual Light is written with a sense of craft, a sense of humor and a sense of the ultimate seriousness of the problems it explores."-Chicago Tribune "In the emerging pop culture of the information age, Gibson is the brightest star."-The San Diego Union-Tribune

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Author(s): William Gibson
Series: Bridge Series No: 1
Original Publish Date: Nov 21, 2012

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