Title Eastern Standard Tribe
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition New
Jacket Condition New
Edition 1st Edition. 1st Impression.
Publisher New York, New York, U.S.A. Tor Books 2004
0-765-30759-6 / 9780765307590
Signature/Autograph or Inscription Signed by Author
A.B.Normal Book Number 191489
New in new DJ protected by mylar DJ cover. Tight no marks, bumps or blems. Signed by author on full title pages. Signatures guaranteed, Purchased from a book dealer noted for signed books that I have I have been dealing for years. For pictures or additional info write me at info at abnormalbooks dot com or visit my site.FROM THE CRITICS Larry Tritten - The Washington Post Science fiction may have begun as pulp adventure fiction, but arguably the best sf writers have always transcended genre restrictions by concentrating on character, which is what Doctorow does here. His characters have more in common with those in mainstream novels than with the superficial ones too often found in this genre. Publisher's Weekly John W. Campbell Award-winner Doctorow lives up to the promise of his first novel, Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom (2003), with this near-future, far-out blast against human duplicity and smothering bureaucracy...........In the first chapter, Doctorow's authorial voice calls this book a work of propaganda, a morality play about the fearful choice everybody makes sooner or later between smarts and happiness. He may be more right than we'd like to think. (Mar. 9) Forecast: A blurb from William Gibson, plus Doctorow's position as co-editor of the Web log "Boing Boing" at www dot boingboing dot net, will help fuel the word of mouth. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information. Kirkus Reviews Art is a secret agent, but not in the typical meaning of that phrase. He doesn't represent a government, a military, or even a shadowy corporation. Instead, he works for the best interests of the Eastern Standard Tribe, a band of like-minded individuals who share similar tastes and beliefs and have, in the tech-friendly near-future world of this yarn from Doctorow......