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Description - MIR by Alexander Besher

It is the year 2036 and the art of epidermal programming is all the rage among the fringe dwellers of the hacker underworld. Sentient tattoos can travel on-line, perform tasks for their owners in Omnispace - and even be transferred from body to body in forbidden techno-pagan love rituals. But these tattoos are also fraught with bio-software bugs that can wreak havoc not only on the user but also on the entire Net. One such virus, code-named Mir, is at the centre of a race between international terrorist and government agencies when its inventor is blackmailed and the handover goes disastrously wrong. Mir is free, and it is left to Trevor Gobi, son of the VR private investigator and hero of RIM, Frank Gobi, to regain control of the virus. Mir, however, has plans of its own.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781857235319
ISBN-10: 1857235312
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 135mm x mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Orbit
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 15-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Alexander Besher

Alexander Besher was born in China to White Russian parents and raised in Japan. Based in San Francisco, he has worked as editor in chief of the Chicago Review, and contributing editor for Infoworld magazine, as well as consulting futurist in corporate scenario planning.