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The New Novel by Hugo and Nebula Award Winner
Robert J. Sawyer
The World Wide Web wakes up ...
"Sawyer continues to push the boundaries with his stories of the
future made credible. His erudition, eclecticism, and masterly
storytelling make Wake a choice selection."
"Wildly thought-provoking. The thematic diversity and profundity
makes this one of Sawyer's strongest works to date."
Publishers Weekly (starred review, denoting a
book of exceptional merit)
"From an author who has won just about every award a science
fiction author can comes one of the most original and fascinating
novels to be published in a long time. It's one of those books
that has just as much right to be on a fiction shelf with other
Sacramento Book Review
Caitlin Decter is young, pretty, feisty, a genius at math and
blind. Still, she can surf the net with the best of them,
following its complex paths clearly in her mind.
When a Japanese researcher develops a new signal-processing
implant that might give her sight, she jumps at the chance,
flying to Tokyo for the operation.
But Caitlin's brain long ago co-opted her primary visual cortex
to help her navigate online. Once the implant is activated,
instead of seeing reality, the landscape of the World Wide Web
explodes into her consciousness, spreading out all around her in
a riot of colors and shapes. While exploring this amazing realm,
she discovers something some other lurking in the
background. And it's getting smarter ...
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"Unforgettable. Impossible to put down." Jack McDevitt
Ace Hardcover [USA] April 2009
ISBN-13: 978-0-441-01679-2 / ISBN-10: 0-441-01679-0
Ace Paperback [USA] April 2010
ISBN-13: 978-0-441-01853-6 / ISBN-10: 0-441-01853-X
Viking Canada Hardcover April 2009
ISBN-13: 978-0-670-06741-1 / ISBN-10: 0-670-06741-5
Penguin Canada Paperback April 2010
ISBN-13: 978-0-14-305630-0 / ISBN-10: 0-14-305630-1
Gollancz UK Hardcover November 2009
ISBN-13: 978-0-575-09406-2 / ISBN-10: 0-575-09406-0
Gollancz UK Trade Paperback November 2009; available in Australia, January 2010
ISBN-13: 978-0-575-09407-9 / ISBN-10: 0-575-09407-9
Gollancz UK Paperback April 2010
ISBN-13: 978-0-575-09408-6 / ISBN-10: 0-575-09408-7
Unabridged audiobook of Wake from Audible.com
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More Good Reading
Check out book two: Watch
Then book three: Wonder
Other novels by Robert J. Sawyer
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