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Killing time [electronic resource]. Caleb Carr.

Carr, Caleb. (Author). Carr, Caleb. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780743584821 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (5 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Abridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2000.

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General Note: Abridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Caleb Carr.
Summary, etc.: The year is 2023, and much of the world enjoys great wealth generated by the triumph of information technology. However, the staphylococcus plague of 2006 wiped out 40 million people, and the 2020 assassination of American President Emily Forrester traumatized the nation. Through it all, the internet remains the main source of information, bombarding people with news, rumors and allegations twenty-four hours a day — while creating enormous possibilities for the manipulation of mankind. Into this world of deception wanders Dr. Gideon Wolfe, a New York psychiatrist, criminal profiler, and historian. Wolfe comes into possession of a computer disc that contains startling evidence that the now-famous visual record of President Forrester's assassination was digitally altered. Stunned and enraged, Wolfe sets out to unravel the full tale of the Forrester hoax. His journey leads him to a secret group of scientific and military experts who seek to expose the...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 145452 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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