Stand on Zanzibar

The Hugo Award-Winning Novel
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Author(s): John Brunner
Genre: Sci Fi
Original Publish Date: Aug 02, 2011
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Product Number: Z100124919
Released: Jun 01, 2017
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ISBN: #9781427211132
Narrator/s: Erik Bergmann
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The brilliant 1969 Hugo Award-winning novel from John Brunner, Stand on Zanzibar, now included with a foreword by Bruce Sterling Norman Niblock House is a rising executive at General Technics, one of a few all-powerful corporations. His work is leading General Technics to the forefront of global domination, both in the marketplace and politically---it's about to take over a country in Africa. Donald Hogan is his roommate, a seemingly sheepish bookworm. But Hogan is a spy, and he's about to discover a breakthrough in genetic engineering that will change the world...and kill him. These two men's lives weave through one of science fiction's most praised novels. Written in a way that echoes John Dos Passos' U.S.A. Trilogy, Stand on Zanzibar is a cross-section of a world overpopulated by the billions. Where society is squeezed into hive-living madness by god-like mega computers, mass-marketed psychedelic drugs, and mundane uses of genetic engineering. Though written in 1968, it speaks of now, and is frighteningly prescient and intensely powerful.

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Author(s): John Brunner
Genre: Sci Fi
Product Number EB00109223
Released: Oct 28, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781429978842

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