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Holy Fire

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ISBN-10: 055357549X

ISBN-13: 9780553575491

Edition: 1997

Authors: Bruce Sterling

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The 21st century is coming to a close, and the medical industrial complex dominates the world economy. It is a world of synthetic memory drugs, benevolent government surveillance, underground anarchists, and talking canine companions. Power is in the hands of conservative senior citizens who have watched their health and capital investments with equal care, gaining access to the latest advancements in life-extension technology. Meanwhile, the young live on the fringes of society, ekeing out a meagre survival on free, government-issued rations and a black market in stolen technological gadgetry from an earlier, less sophisticated age. Mia Ziemann is a 94-year-old medical economist who…    
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Book details

List price: $7.99
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 4.25" wide x 6.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Bruce Sterling is a recent winner of the Nebula Award and the author of the nonfiction book "The Hacker Crackdown" as well as novels and short story collections. He co-authored, with William Gibson, the critically acclaimed novel "The Difference Engine." He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife and daughter.