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The Resource Altered carbon, Richard K. Morgan

Altered carbon, Richard K. Morgan

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Altered carbon
Title
Altered carbon
Statement of responsibility
Richard K. Morgan
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the 25th century, humankind has spread throughout the galaxy, monitored by the watchful eye of the U.N. While divisions in race, religion, and class still exist, advances in technology have redefined life itself--a person's consciousness can be easily downloaded into a new body, making death nearly obsolete. Ex-U.N. envoy Takeshi Kovacs has been killed before, but his last death was particularly brutal. Resleeved into a new body in Bay City (formerly San Francisco), Kovacs is thrown into a shady, far-reaching conspiracy that is vicious even by the standards of a society that buys and sells human existence. As a warrior-for-hire, he is called to help a far-flung planet's government put down a bloody revolution. But when a rogue pilot and a sleazy corporate fat cat offer him a lucrative role in a treacherous treasure hunt, he's only too happy to go AWOL with a band of resurrected soldiers of fortune. All that stands between them and the ancient alien spacecraft they mean to salvage are a massacred city bathed in deadly radiation, unleashed nanotechnology with a million ways to kill, and whatever surprises the highly advanced Martian race may have in store
Member of
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
The Takeshi Kovacs novels
Series volume
1
Target audience
adult
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Altered carbon, Richard K. Morgan
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Publication
Copyright
Note
First published: 2001
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000061568354
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
viii, 471 pages
Isbn
9781473223677
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Altered carbon, Richard K. Morgan
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published: 2001
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000061568354
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
viii, 471 pages
Isbn
9781473223677
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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