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Harkaway, Nick 1972-

Overview
Works: 19 works in 106 publications in 7 languages and 4,898 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Young adult works  Science fiction  Humorous stories  Detective and mystery stories  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Juvenile works  Drama 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6051.D3352, 823.914
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Publications about Nick Harkaway
Publications by Nick Harkaway
Most widely held works by Nick Harkaway
Angelmaker by Nick Harkaway( Book )
24 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,403 libraries worldwide
Avoiding the lifestyle of his late gangster father by working as a clock repairman, Joe Spork fixes an unusual device that turns out to be a former secret agent's doomsday machine and incurs the wrath of the government and a diabolical South Asian dictator
The gone-away world by Nick Harkaway( Book )
24 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,239 libraries worldwide
With a fire burning along the Jorgmund Pipe, a vital protection from the bandits and monsters left in the wake of the Go-Away War, Gonzo Lubitsch and his colleagues at the Haulage and HazMat Emergency Civil Freebooting Company are hired to put it out
Tigerman : a novel by Nick Harkaway( Book )
14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 992 libraries worldwide
Assigned to a ceremonial post in Mancreu, British consul and Afghanistan war veteran Lester Ferris is compelled to disregard widespread underworld activities while bonding with a comic-addicted youth who relies on him for help during a violent uprising
Angelmaker a novel by Nick Harkaway( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
Joe Spork repairs clocks, a far cry from his late father, a flashy London gangster. But when Joe fixes one particularly unusual device, his life is suddenly upended. Joe's client, Edie Banister, is more than just a kindly old lady--she's a former superspy. And the device? It's a 1950s doomsday machine. And having triggered it, Joe now faces the wrath of both the government and a diabolical South Asian dictator, Edie's old arch-nemesis
The blind giant : being human in a digital world by Nick Harkaway( Book )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Nick Harkaway, author of Angelmaker, presents a rousing and energizing look at how we can meaningfully and constructively engage with technology'creating an essential handbook for anyone trying to be human in a digital age. Some say our devices will lead us to ruin: isolating us from our neighbors, warping communication, delivering an unregulated flood of information that will destroy our humanity. Some say they will be our salvation: enabling global communication and social engagement, putting all the world's facts at our fingertips, and erasing the barriers that divide us, bringing out the best qualities of humanity. In The Blind Giant, novelist and blogger Nick Harkaway takes us on a lucid, insightful and personal tour of how we live our lives in our technology-obsessed culture. A self-described "missing link" between the pre-Internet generation and the "digital natives" who have grown up with technology, Nick is an enthusiastic guide to digital culture who weaves together examples from literature, psychology, neurology, sociology, history, and his own life while exploring the hazards and joys of the human-machine relationship. In the final analysis, whether we meaningfully engage with the machines we have created, or risk living in a world which is designed to serve computers and corporations rather than people, this book is a must-read for anyone concerned with our digital future
Tigerman by Nick Harkaway( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Lester Ferris, sergeant of the British Army, is a good man in need of a rest. He's spent a lot of his life being shot at, and Afghanistan was the last stop on his road to exhaustion. He has no family, he's nearly 40 and burned out and about to be retired. The island of Mancreu is the ideal place for Lester to serve out his time. It's a former British colony in legal limbo, soon to be destroyed because of its very special version of toxic pollution - a down-at-heel, mildly larcenous backwater. Of course, that also makes Mancreu perfect for shady business, hence the Black Fleet of illicit ships lurking in the bay: listening stations, offshore hospitals, money laundering operations, drug factories and deniable torture centres. None of which should be a problem, because Lester's brief is to sit tight and turn a blind eye
The gone-away world a novel by Nick Harkaway( file )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
There couldn't be a fire along the Jorgmund Pipe. It was the last thing the world needed. But there it was, burning bright on national television. The Pipe was what kept the Livable Zone safe from the bandits, monsters and nightmares the Go Away War had left in its wake. The fire was a very big problem. Enter Gonzo Lubitsch and his friends, the Haulage & HazMat Emergency Civil Freebooting Company, a team of master troubleshooters who roll into action when things get particularly hot. They helped build the Pipe. Now they have to preserve it -- and save humanity yet again. But this job is not all it seems. It will touch more closely on Gonzo's life, and that of his best friend, than either of them can imagine. And it will decide the fate of the Gone-Away World
The blind giant : how to survive in the digital age by Nick Harkaway( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
The Blind Giant : How Human Connection Will Redeem the Digital Age by Nick Harkaway( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
The digital age. An age of isolation, warped communication, disintegrating community. Where unfiltered and unregulated information pours relentlessly into our lives, destroying what it means to be human. Or an age of marvels. Where there is a world of wonder at our fingertips
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
First a legendary radio series, then a sequence of bestselling books, and most recently a blockbuster movie, The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy is one of the greatest fictional enterprises of the twentieth century. Reissued in time for the first novel's thirty-fifth anniversary, this hardback omnibus edition includes all five parts of the trilogy, along with a wealth of extra material prefaced and contextualised by Jem Roberts, the official biographer of Douglas Adams, to complete the canon. This unique hardback edition is indispensable for any would-be galactic traveller, and a must-read for all Douglas Adams fans
Enjerumeika by Nick Harkaway( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in Japanese and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The hitch hiker's guide to the Galaxy : the nearly definitive editon by Douglas Adams( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The blind giant : being human in a digital age by Nick Harkaway( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The digital age. An age of isolation, warped communication, disintegrating community. Where unfiltered and unregulated information pours relentlessly into our lives, destroying what it means to be human. Or an age of marvels. Where there is a world of wonder at our fingertips
Keeping up with the Joneses by Nick Harkaway( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Sekai ga owatte shimatta ato no sekai de ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 1 library worldwide
Sekai ga owatte shimatta ato no sekai de : 2 by Nick Harkaway( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 1 library worldwide
Sekai ga owatte shimatta ato no sekai de ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 1 library worldwide
Sekai ga owatte shimatta ato no sekai de : 1 by Nick Harkaway( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 1 library worldwide
Edie investigates by Nick Harkaway( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
From the author of The Gone-Away World and the forthcoming Angelmaker'an exhilarating espionage murder-mystery eShort. There has been a strange death in the quiet village of Shrewton: old Donny Caspian has lost his head. In the Copper Kettle tea rooms, Tom Rice, a junior nobody from the Treasury, puzzles over the details of the case. He has been sent by his superiors to oversee the investigation, but is he supposed to help or hinder' At the next table, octogenarian superspy Edie Banister nibbles a slice of cake and struggles not to become Miss Marple. But what is the connection between the two' Who killed Donny Caspian, and why' Taking in Rice's present and Edie's daring past, from duels on shipboard to death in back alleys, "Edie Investigates" is a superb short story from the incomparable Nick Harkaway. Also included with this short, the first chapter of Nick Harkaway's long-awaited new novel Angelmaker
 
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Alternative Names
Cornwell, Nicholas
Cornwell, Nicholas 1972-
Nick Harkaway britischer Schriftsteller
Nick Harkaway British writer
Nick Harkaway britisk skribent
Nick Harkaway brittisk författare
Nick Harkaway scrittore britannico
ハーカウェイ, ニック
Languages
English (87)
German (7)
Japanese (6)
French (2)
Italian (2)
Chinese (1)
Czech (1)
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