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Cover of: Altered Carbon | Richard K. Morgan
About the Book

It's the twenty-fifth century, and advances in technology have redefined life itself. A person's consciousness can now be stored in the brain and downloaded into a new body (or "sleeve"), making death nothing more than a minor blip on a screen. Onetime U.N. Envoy Takeshi Kovacs has been killed before, but his last death was particularly painful. Resleeved into a body in Bay City (formerly San Francisco), Kovacs is thrown into the dark heart of a shady, far-reaching conspiracy that is vicious even by the standards of a society that treats existence as something that can be bought and sold. For Kovacs, the shell that blew a hole in his chest was only the beginning.

6 editions First published in 2003

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Altered Carbon: A Takeshi Kovacs Novel (Takeshi Kovacs Novels)
February 28, 2006, Del Rey
Mass Market Paperback in English
Cover of: Altered Carbon (Takeshi Kovacs Novels)
Altered Carbon (Takeshi Kovacs Novels)
January 1, 2005, Tantor Media
Library binding in English - Unabridged edition
Cover of: Altered Carbon (Takeshi Kovacs Novels)
Altered Carbon (Takeshi Kovacs Novels)
December 1, 2004, Tantor Media
MP3 CD in English - MP3 Una edition
Cover of: Altered Carbon (Takeshi Kovacs Novels)
Altered Carbon (Takeshi Kovacs Novels)
December 1, 2004, Tantor Media
Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
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Altered Carbon
2003, Random House Publishing Group
eBook in English
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Altered carbon
2003, Del Rey
in English - 1st American ed.

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