Zero History

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Penguin, Sep 7, 2010 - Fiction - 544 pages
1258 Reviews
“The god of speculative fiction…comes up with another paranoid, high-tech dystopian thriller.”—New York Magazine

Hollis Henry never intended to work for global marketing magnate Hubertus Bigend again. But now she’s broke, and Bigend has just the thing to get her back in the game...
 
Milgrim can disappear in almost any setting, and his Russian is perfectly idiomatic—so much so that he spoke it with his therapist in the secret Swiss clinic where Bigend paid for him to be cured of his addiction...
 
Garreth doesn't owe Bigend a thing. But he does have friends from whom he can call in the kinds of favors powerful people need when things go sideways...
 
They all have something Bigend wants as he finds himself outmaneuvered and adrift, after a Department of Defense contract for combat-wear turns out to be the gateway drug for arms dealers so shadowy they can out-Bigend Bigend himself.

Zero History is [Gibson’s] best yet, a triumph of science fiction as social criticism and adventure.”—BoingBoing.net
 

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Review: Zero History (Blue Ant #3)

User Review  - Jason - Goodreads

Gibson continuing to be his awesome self. I read Pattern Recognition and Spook Country a while ago and while the connections in this trilogy are loose, I think there is more to be gotten from reading ... Read full review

Review: Zero History (Blue Ant #3)

User Review  - David - Goodreads

So apparently this is book three in a series. Fortunately, while connected by Blue Ant, it seems there are different characters/story arcs in each one. It will be interesting to read this trilogy ... Read full review

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Contents

CABINET
EDGE CITY
SLUTS WOOL
PARADOXICAL ANTAGONIST
THIN ON THE GROUND
AFTER THE GYRATORY
A HERF GUN IN FRITH STREET
CURETTAGE
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PRESENCES
AUGMENTED
MINUS
FOLEY
MEREDITH
HUNCH
TINFOIL

FUCKSTICK
EIGENBLICH
UNPACKING
COMPLIANCE TOOL
MUSKRAT
YELLOW HELMET
THE DROP
HONOR
HOMUNCULI
MOTHER RUSSIA
JAPANESE BASEBALL
WHITE PEAR
SHIVER
SIGHTING
SECRET MACHINERIES
POSTACUTE
Copyright

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William Gibson’s first novel, Neuromancer, won the Hugo Award, the Philip K. Dick Memorial Award, and the Nebula Award in 1984. He is also the New York Times bestselling author of Count ZeroMona Lisa Overdrive, Burning ChromeVirtual LightIdoruAll Tomorrow’s Parties, Pattern RecognitionSpook CountryZero History, Distrust That Particular Flavor, and The Peripheral. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, with his wife.

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