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Amnesia [electronic resource] : A Novel. Peter Carey.

Carey, Peter. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780385352789 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2015.

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Summary, etc.: From the two-time Booker Prize winner: an exhilarating, exceedingly timely new novel--at once dark, suspenseful, and seriously funny--that journeys to the place where the cyber underworld collides with international power politics.When Gaby Baillieux released the Angel Worm virus into Australia's prison system, hundreds of asylum seekers walked free. And because the Americans run the prisons--as they do so many parts of her country--the doors of some 5,000 jails in the US also opened. Was this a mistake, or a declaration of cyber war? What, if anything, does it have to do with the largely-forgotten Battle of Brisbane between American and Australian forces in 1942? Or with the CIA-influenced coup in Australia in 1975? Felix Moore--known to himself as "Australia's last serving left-wing journalist"--is determined to write Gaby's biography in order to find the answers, to save her, to save his career, and perhaps to save his country. But how to get Gaby to cooperate? Bringing...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Vintage, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2803 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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