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Eastern Standard Tribe / Cory Doctorow.

Doctorow, Cory, (author.). Ochlan, P. J. (Narrator).
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  • ISBN: 9781483079806 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1483079805 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 51 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : 2015.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by P. J. Ochlan.
Summary, etc.:
A comedy of loyalty, betrayal, sex, madness, and music-swappingArt is an up-and-coming interface designer working on the management of data flow along the Massachusetts Turnpike. He's doing the best work of his career and can guarantee that the system will be, without a question, the most counterintuitive, user-hostile piece of software ever pushed forth onto the world.Why? Because Art is an industrial saboteur. He may live in London and work for an EU telecommunications megacorp, but Art's real home is the Eastern Standard Tribe.Instant wireless communication puts everyone in touch with everyone else, twenty-four hours a day. But one thing hasn't changed: the need for sleep. The world is slowly splintering into tribes held together by a common time zone. Art is working to humiliate the Greenwich Mean Tribe to the benefit of his own people. But in a world without boundaries, nothing can be taken for granted-not happiness, not money, and most certainly not love ... which might explain why Art finds himself stranded on the roof of an insane asylum outside of Boston.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Time > Systems and standards > Fiction.
Business consultants > Fiction.
Americans > Europe > Fiction.
Secret societies > Fiction.
Sleep-wake cycle > Fiction.
Conspiracies > Fiction.
Young men > Fiction.
Europe > Fiction.
Genre: Science fiction.
Bildungsromans.

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