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Amped [electronic resource] : a novel / Daniel H. Wilson.

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  • ISBN: 9780307941077 (electronic audio bk.)
  • ISBN: 0307941078 (electronic audio bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 sound file (8 hr., 42 min., 49 sec.) : digital.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Books on Tape, 2012.

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General Note: Downloadable audio file.
Unabridged.
Duration: 08:42:49.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Robbie Daymond.
Summary, etc.: Technology makes them superhuman. But mere mortals want them kept in their place. The New York Times bestselling author of Robopocalypse creates a stunning, near-future world where technology and humanity clash in surprising ways. The result? The perfect summer blockbuster. As he did in Robopocalypse, Daniel Wilson masterfully envisions a frightening near-future world. In Amped, people are implanted with a device that makes them capable of superhuman feats. The powerful technology has profound consequences for society, and soon a set of laws is passed that restricts the abilities--and rights--of "amplified" humans. On the day that the Supreme Court passes the first of these laws, twenty-nine-year-old Owen Gray joins the ranks of a new persecuted underclass known as "amps." Owen is forced to go on the run, desperate to reach an outpost in Oklahoma where, it is rumored, a group of the most enhanced amps may be about to change the world--or destroy it.
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 125221 KB; MP3 file size: 245325 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Source of Description Note: Description based on hard copy version record.
Subject: Human experimentation in medicine > Fiction.
Genre: Suspense fiction.
Science fiction.
Audiobooks.
Downloadable audio books.

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