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THE FORTUNATE FALL

Carter, Rachel

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ISBN 10: 031286034X / ISBN 13: 9780312860349
Published by Tom Doherty Associates, 1996
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Carter, Rachel. THE FORTUNATE FALL. NY: Tom Doherty Associates, c1996. first printing. 288pp. 8vo. Fine hardcover in d/w. Bookseller Inventory # 65053

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Title: THE FORTUNATE FALL

Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Maya Andreyevna has a virtual reality camera planted in her head that allows millions of people to see, feel, and hear what she sees, feels, and hears as she investigates the coverup of a massacre in a futuristic Russian society.

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In 23rd-century Russia, where the "Net" is at once a source of freedom and a means of control, Maya Andreyeva is the perfect reporter. The chips hardwired into her brain allow her to detail not only what she sees but what she hears, tastes, smells, and feels, all in resonant virtual reality. When clues turn up pointing to a massacre and a cover-up, Maya, the ultimate journalist, is compelled find the truth. Along the way she discovers answers not only to the puzzle she has set out to solve, but to secrets about her own life. At the same time, author Raphael Carter provides a compelling and chilling story that also raises serious questions about such issues as homophobia and censorship.

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