The Resource Who?, (ebook)

Who?, (ebook)

Label
Who?
Title
Who?
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Language
eng
Summary
Written at the height of the Cold War-and the resulting global paranoia-this futuristic novel raises provocative questions about identity, technology, and what makes us human ̀East and West have fused into separate superstates known as the Allied National Government (ANG) and the Soviet International Bloc (SIB). As the Cold War rages, brilliant scientist Lucas Martino works on a top-secret project known only as K-Eighty-eight that could alter the balance of world power. The project goes horribly awry at an Allied research facility near the Soviet border, and Martino is abducted. After several months of tense negotiations, he returns severely injured from the lab explosion, and under pressure from America, undergoes extensive reconstructive surgery. He has a mechanical arm. His polished metal skull-a kind of craniofacial prosthesis-contains few discernable features. Several of his internal organs are artificial. While his fingerprints are identified as belonging to Lucas Martino, they could be the result of transplant. Is he the real Martino? Or a technologically altered imposter sent by America's enemies for the purpose of spying and infiltration? Tasked with uncovering the truth, ANG Security Chief Shawn Rogers makes some shocking discoveries. ̀Narrated in chapters alternating between Rogers and Martino, Who? poses existential questions about the human condition
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Midwest
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1931-2008
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Budrys, Algis
Dewey number
813/.5/4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
The Gregg Press science fiction series
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Science fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Who?, (ebook)
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Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781497653092
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11561866
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11561866
System control number
MWT11561866
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Who?, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781497653092
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11561866
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11561866
System control number
MWT11561866
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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