The Resource Homeland, Cory Doctorow, (electronic resource)

Homeland, Cory Doctorow, (electronic resource)

Label
Homeland
Title
Homeland
Statement of responsibility
Cory Doctorow
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Language
eng
Summary
In Cory Doctorow's wildly successful novel Little Brother, young Marcus Yallow was arbitrarily detained and brutalized by the government in the wake of a terrorist attack on San Francisco-an experience that led him to become a leader of the whole movement of technologically clued-in teenagers, fighting back against the tyrannical security state.A few years later, California's economy collapses, but Marcus' hacktivist past lands him a job as webmaster for a crusading politician who promises reform. Soon his former nemesis Masha emerges from the political underground to gift him with a thumb drive containing a WikiLeaks-style cable dump of hard evidence of corporate and governmental perfidy. It's incendiary stuff-and if Masha goes missing, Marcus is supposed to release it to the world. Then Marcus sees Masha being kidnapped by the same government agents who detained and tortured Marcus years earlier.Marcus can leak the archive Masha gave him-but he can't admit to being the leaker because that will cost his employer the election. He's surrounded by friends who remember what he did a few years ago and regard him as a hacker hero. He can't even attend a demonstration without being dragged onstage and handed a mike. He's not at all sure that just dumping the archive onto the Internet, before he's gone through its millions of words, is the right thing to do.Meanwhile, people are beginning to shadow him, people who look like they're used to inflicting pain until they get the answers they want.Fast moving, passionate, and as current as next week, Homeland is every bit the equal of Little Brother-a paean to activism, to courage, to the drive to make the world a better place
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Doctorow, Cory
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Wil Wheaton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wheaton, Wil
  • Doctorow, Cory
  • hoopla digital
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  • Politics, Practical
  • Hackers
  • Civil rights
  • Counterculture
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
Target audience
adult
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Label
Homeland, Cory Doctorow, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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digital storage
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MWT11084008
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 51 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781483020273
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11084008
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unknown
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Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Homeland, Cory Doctorow, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11084008
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 51 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483020273
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11084008
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
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