Distraction

Distraction

Book - 1998
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Baker & Taylor
In the year 2043, where technology is the enemy and self-appointed governments wreak havoc upon a corrupted nation, three individuals--a practical overachiever, his weird neurologist lover, and a pompous raging visionary--add to the utter confusion

Blackwell North Amer
It's November 2044, an election year, and the state of the Union is a farce. The federal government is broke, cities are privately owned, the military is shaking down citizens in the streets, and Wyoming is on fire. The last place anyone expects to find an answer is the nation's capital.
Washington has become a circus and no one knows that better than Oscar Valparaiso. A master political spin doctor, Oscar has been in the background for years, doing his best to put the proper spin on anything that comes up. Now he wants to do something quite unusual in politics. He wants to make a difference. But Oscar has a skeleton in his closet: a grotesque and unspeakable scandal that haunts his personal life.
He has one unexpected ally: Dr. Greta Penninger. She is a gifted neurologist at the bleeding edge of the neural revolution. Together Oscar and Greta know the human mind inside and out. And they are about to use that knowledge to spread a very powerful message: that it's a government of the people, by the people, and for the people. It's an idea whose time has come ... again. And once again so have its enemies: every technofanatic, government goon, and reactionary laptop assassin in America.
Like all revolutionaries, Oscar and Greta might not survive to change the world, but they're determined to put a new spin on it.

Baker
& Taylor

The author of Holy Fire hurls readers into the year 2043, where technology is the enemy and self-appointed governments wreak havoc upon a corrupted nation, and three individuals--a practical overachiever, his weird neurologist lover, and a pompous raging visionary--add to the utter confusion.

Publisher: New York : Spectra Book, Bantam Books, c1998
ISBN: 9780553104844
0553104845
Branch Call Number: F STE
Characteristics: 439 p. : 24 cm

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