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Author: Mark Costello
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In the wake of her father's death and the vice president's campaign for the presidency, Secret Service agent Vi Asplund returns home to her computer genius brother, who is poised to make a fortune on a nihilistic video game.
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Costello
ISBN: 0393051161 9780393051162 9780393348200 0393348202
OCLC Number: 48817564
Description: 315 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Mark Costello.
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Meet Vi Asplund, a young Secret Service agent mourning her dead father. Meet her brother, Jens, who is poised to make a fortune on Big If, a nihilistic computer game aimed at teenagers. View American  Read more...

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The only great novel ever written about the Secret Service. Part thriller, part black comedy, it belongs on the same high shelf as the best books of Don DeLillo and Jonathan Franzen.--Ben Dolnick

 
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