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An edition of Spook Country (2006)

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An edition of Spook Country (2006)

Spook Country

  • 3.92 ·
  • 13 Ratings
  • 18 Want to read
  • 0 Currently reading
  • 23 Have read
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Penguin Books
Pages
384

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Tito is in his early twenties. Born in Cuba, he speaks fluent Russian, lives in one room in a NoLita warehouse, and does delicate jobs involving information transfer.Hollis Henry is an investigative journalist, on assignment from a magazine called Node. Node doesn't exist yet, which is fine; she's used to that. But it seems to be actively blocking the kind of buzz that magazines normally cultivate before they start up. Really actively blocking it. It's odd, even a little scary, if Hollis lets herself think about it much. Which she doesn't; she can't afford to.Milgrim is a junkie. A high-end junkie, hooked on prescription antianxiety drugs. Milgrim figures he wouldn't survive twenty-four hours if Brown, the mystery man who saved him from a misunderstanding with his dealer, ever stopped supplying those little bubble packs. What exactly Brown is up to Milgrim can't say, but it seems to be military in nature. At least, Milgrim's very nuanced Russian would seem to be a big part of it, as would breaking into locked rooms.Bobby Chombo is a "producer," and an enigma. In his day job, Bobby is a troubleshooter for manufacturers of military navigation equipment. He refuses to sleep in the same place twice. He meets no one. Hollis Henry has been told to find him.Pattern Recognition was a bestseller on every list of every major newspaper in the country, reaching #4 on the New York Times list. It was also a BookSense top ten pick, a WordStock bestseller, a best book of the year for Publishers Weekly, the Los Angeles Times, Newsday, and the Economist, and a Washington Post "rave."Spook Country is the perfect follow-up to Pattern Recognition, which was called by The Washington Post (among many glowing reviews), "One of the first authentic and vital novels of the twenty-first century."

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Edition Availability
Cover of: Spook country
Spook country
2009, Berkley Books
in English - Berkley premium ed.
Cover of: País de espías
País de espías
2009, Plata
in Spanish
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Spook country
2009, RNIB
in English - Large print ed.
Cover of: Spook Country
Spook Country
Aug 01, 2008, Penguin Books
Paperback
Cover of: Spook Country
Spook Country
2008, Berkley Books
Paperback
Cover of: Spook Country
Spook Country
2008, Penguin Publishing Group
in English
Cover of: Spook country
Spook country
2007, G.P. Putnam's Sons
in English

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Library of Congress
PS3557.I2264, PS3557.I2264 S66 2008

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Format
Paperback
Number of pages
384

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OL27298999M
Internet Archive
spookcountry0000gibs_p6l7
ISBN 10
014101671X
ISBN 13
9780141016719
OCLC/WorldCat
298571542
Amazon ID (ASIN)
014101671X

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