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Achilles' choice

Author: Larry Niven; Steven Barnes
Publisher: New York : Tor, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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To be selected as a leader, the athletes used the most advanced medicine: The Boost. Once Boosted, there was burnout. The only way to halt the effects was connection to the Link, the global information network that sustained the world. Only those who won at the Olympics received the Link. But Jillian Shomer dares the system and risks her life to defy the godlike power of Earth's masters.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Niven; Steven Barnes
ISBN: 0312850999 9780312850999
OCLC Number: 22490836
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Description: 214 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Larry Niven, Steven Barnes ; illustrated by Boris Vallejo.

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To be selected as a leader, the athletes used the most advanced medicine: The Boost. Once Boosted, there was burnout. The only way to halt the effects was connection to the Link, the global information network that sustained the world. Only those who won at the Olympics received the Link. But Jillian Shomer dares the system and risks her life to defy the godlike power of Earth's masters.

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