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Insignia

Author: S J Kincaid
Publisher: London : Hot Key, 2012.
Series: Insignia, bk 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fourteen-year-old Tom Raines looks set to go the same way as his listless, gambling addict of a father, with no hope for the future - until one day everything changes. Tom is recruited by the State to become a Combatant: one of an elite group of teen soldiers, chosent for their unique virtual reality skills, to fight World War III in space. But is Tom's future really as safe as the army claims? Are there spies, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Science fiction
Young adult works
Dystopian
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S J Kincaid
ISBN: 9781471400001 147140000X 9781471400018 1471400018
OCLC Number: 795182078
Description: 446 pages
Series Title: Insignia, bk 1.
Responsibility: S.J. Kincaid.

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What if playing computer games could save the world...and the Government's secret weapon was you?Tom Raines is suddenly recruited into the US Army to train as a virtual reality Combatant to see if he  Read more...

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With its mixture of school intrigue and space battles, Insignia reads like a mash-up between The Last Starfighter and Harry Potter. It's exciting ... a good cyber-adventure for teens -- Will Salmon * Read more...

 
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