The Resource Agents of the Internet apocalypse, Wayne Gladstone

Agents of the Internet apocalypse, Wayne Gladstone

Label
Agents of the Internet apocalypse
Title
Agents of the Internet apocalypse
Statement of responsibility
Wayne Gladstone
Title variation
Internet apocalypse
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Gladstone, the so-called "Internet Messiah," has not only failed to bring back the Web, but his search has landed him in a New York City psychiatric ward. The rest of the world isn't doing so well either. The economy continues to suffer, further stoking the discontent of frenzied former Internet users still looking for a fix. More importantly, the government has ramped up its draconian NET Recovery Act, interrogating and detaining anyone deemed a "person of interest." For Gladstone, finding the Net has taken a backseat to winning over his ex-wife. But even though he follows her to Los Angeles, he still can't shake the demands of his followers when his former account of the Internet Apocalypse goes "paper viral." This newfound celebrity makes him a target for desperate online addicts, anarchic members of Anonymous, and shadowy government agents who have their own plans for him. Full of funny yet cutting social commentary, Agents of the Internet Apocalypse continues the trilogy that imagines a dystopian world without the Web
Member of
Summary
After a stint in a New York City psychiatric ward, Gladstone, the so-called "Internet Messiah," is put at the forefront of the Internet Reclamation Movement when his old journal account of the Internet Apocalypse goes "paper viral," making him the target of government agents
Theme
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10433129
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gladstone, Wayne
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Internet apocalypse novels
Series volume
0002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Internet
  • Computer system failures
  • Divorced men
  • Fame
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Agents of the Internet apocalypse, Wayne Gladstone
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
245 pages
Isbn
9781250048394
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Agents of the Internet apocalypse, Wayne Gladstone
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
245 pages
Isbn
9781250048394
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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