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The Peripheral

Audiobook
William Gibson returns with his first novel since 2010's New York Times–bestselling Zero History.
Where Flynne and her brother, Burton, live, jobs outside the drug business are rare. Fortunately, Burton has his veteran's benefits, for neural damage he suffered from implants during his time in the USMC's elite Haptic Recon force. Then one night Burton has to go out, but there's a job he's supposed to do—a job Flynne didn't know he had. Beta-testing part of a new game, he tells her. The job seems to be simple: work a perimeter around the image of a tower building. Little buglike things turn up. He's supposed to get in their way, edge them back. That's all there is to it. He's offering Flynne a good price to take over for him. What she sees, though, isn't what Burton told her to expect. It might be a game, but it might also be murder.

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Publisher: Books on Tape Edition: Unabridged
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OverDrive Listen audiobook

  • ISBN: 9780553545920
  • File size: 405895 KB
  • Release date: October 28, 2014
  • Duration: 14:05:36

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9780553545920
  • File size: 405942 KB
  • Release date: October 28, 2014
  • Duration: 14:05:32
  • Number of parts: 11


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English

William Gibson returns with his first novel since 2010's New York Times–bestselling Zero History.
Where Flynne and her brother, Burton, live, jobs outside the drug business are rare. Fortunately, Burton has his veteran's benefits, for neural damage he suffered from implants during his time in the USMC's elite Haptic Recon force. Then one night Burton has to go out, but there's a job he's supposed to do—a job Flynne didn't know he had. Beta-testing part of a new game, he tells her. The job seems to be simple: work a perimeter around the image of a tower building. Little buglike things turn up. He's supposed to get in their way, edge them back. That's all there is to it. He's offering Flynne a good price to take over for him. What she sees, though, isn't what Burton told her to expect. It might be a game, but it might also be murder.

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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Books on Tape
    Edition:
    Unabridged

    Awards:

    OverDrive Listen audiobook
    ISBN: 9780553545920
    File size: 405895 KB
    Release date: October 28, 2014
    Duration: 14:05:36

    MP3 audiobook
    ISBN: 9780553545920
    File size: 405942 KB
    Release date: October 28, 2014
    Duration: 14:05:32
    Number of parts: 11

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    OverDrive Listen audiobook
    MP3 audiobook
  • Languages
    English
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