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Spook country

Author: William Gibson
Publisher: London : Viking, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spook Country is a thriller of the here and now, of what happens when old spies come out of the woodwork to pay one last game. It depicts a world transformed by globalization, by the threat -- and memory -- of terrorist attacks, and by the presence of proliferating technologies. Spook Country is an overtly political book that takes an unsparing look at a country awash in confusion, fear and pervasive paranoia, a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Gibson
ISBN: 9780670914944 0670914940 9780670914968 0670914967
OCLC Number: 122283346
Description: 371 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: William Gibson.

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