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The shockwave rider

Author: John Brunner
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, [1975]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"One man has made it his mission to liberate the mental prisoners. to restore their freedom in a world run mad. Nickie Halflinger, the only person to escape from Tarnover- where they raise hyper-intelligent children to maintain the political dominance of the USA in the 21st century {u2013} is on the run, dodging from loophole to crevice to crack in the computerised data-net that binds the continent like chains.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Forecasts Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brunner, John, 1934-1995.
Shockwave rider.
New York : Harper & Row, [1975]
(OCoLC)608367586
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Brunner
ISBN: 0060105593 9780060105594 0345324315 9780345324313
OCLC Number: 1093694
Description: 288 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: John Brunner.

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"One man has made it his mission to liberate the mental prisoners. to restore their freedom in a world run mad. Nickie Halflinger, the only person to escape from Tarnover- where they raise hyper-intelligent children to maintain the political dominance of the USA in the 21st century {u2013} is on the run, dodging from loophole to crevice to crack in the computerised data-net that binds the continent like chains. After years of flight and constant changes of identity, at the strange small town called Precipice he discovers he is not alone in his quest. But can his new allies save him when he falls again into the sinister grasp of Tarnover...?"--Goodreads.com.

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