The Resource Afterparty, Daryl Gregory

Afterparty, Daryl Gregory

Label
Afterparty
Title
Afterparty
Statement of responsibility
Daryl Gregory
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"It begins in Toronto, in the years after the smart drug revolution. Any high school student with a chemjet and internet connection can download recipes and print drugs, or invent them. A seventeen-year-old street girl finds God through a new brain-altering drug called Numinous, used as a sacrament by a new Church that preys on the underclass. But she is arrested and put into detention, and without the drug, commits suicide. Lyda Rose, another patient in that detention facility, has a dark secret: she was one of the original scientists who developed the drug. With the help of an ex-government agent and an imaginary, drug-induced doctor, Lyda sets out to find the other three survivors of the five who made the Numinous in a quest to set things right. A mind-bending and violent chase across Canada and the US, Afterparty is a marvelous mix of William Gibson's Neuromancer, Philip K. Dick's Ubik, and perhaps a bit of Peter Watts's Starfish: a last chance to save civilization, or die trying"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gregory, Daryl
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3607.R48836
LC item number
A69 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Drug abuse
  • Science fiction
Label
Afterparty, Daryl Gregory
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates Book."
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
ocn844728118
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
302 pages
Isbn
9780765336927
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013025194
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)844728118
Label
Afterparty, Daryl Gregory
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates Book."
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
ocn844728118
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
302 pages
Isbn
9780765336927
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013025194
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)844728118

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