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Amnesia By Peter Carey

Amnesia
by Peter Carey

A Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph and Guardian Book of the Year When Gaby Baillieux, a young woman from suburban Melbourne, releases the Angel Worm into the computers of Australia's prison system, hundreds of asylum seekers walk free.
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A Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph and Guardian Book of the Year When Gaby Baillieux, a young woman from suburban Melbourne, releases the Angel Worm into the computers of Australia's prison system, hundreds of asylum seekers walk free. Worse: the system is run by an American corporation, so some 5,000 US prisons are also infected. Doors spring open. Both countries' secrets threaten to pour out, Was this intrusion a mistake, or has Gaby declared cyberwar on the US? Felix Moore - known to himself as 'Australia's last serving left-wing journalist' - has no doubt. Her act was part of the covert conflict between Australia and America that dates back decades. While Gaby goes to ground, Felix begins his pursuit of her in order to write her story; to save her, and himself, and maybe his country.

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Sku
GOR006657272
Title
Amnesia
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Year published
Number of pages
432
ISBN 10
0571311229
ISBN 13
9780571311224
Prizes
N/A
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