Pattern recognition: Blue Ant Trilogy, Book 1
Cayce Pollard is an expensive, spookily intuitive market-research consultant. In London on a job, she is offered a secret assignment: to investigate some intriguing snippets of video that have been appearing on the Internet. An entire subculture of people is obsessed with these bits of footage, and anybody who can create that kind of brand loyalty would be a gold mine for Cayce's client. But when her borrowed apartment is burgled and her computer hacked, she realizes there's more to this project than she had expected. Still, Cayce is her father's daughter, and the danger makes her stubborn. Win Pollard, ex-security expert, probably ex-CIA, took a taxi in the direction of the World Trade Center on September 11 one year ago, and is presumed dead. Win taught Cayce a bit about the way agents work. She is still numb at his loss, and, as much for him as for any other reason, she refuses to give up this newly weird job, which will take her to Tokyo and on to Russia. With help and betrayal from equally unlikely quarters, Cayce will follow the trail of the mysterious film to its source, and in the process will learn something about her father's life and death.
Level 6.4, 16 Points
Level 6.4, 16 Points
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|Grouping Title||pattern recognition|
|Grouping Author||gibson william|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-09-22 23:50:37PM|
|Last Indexed||2018-09-23 00:40:09AM|
|available_at_school||Cane Ridge High|
|detailed_location_school||Cane Ridge High - Teen Fiction, Hume-Fogg High Magnet - Teen Fiction|
"Pattern Recognition is William Gibson's best book since he rewrote all the rules in Neuromancer."—Neil Gaiman, author of American Gods
"One of the first authentic and vital novels of the 21st century."—The Washington Post Book World
The accolades and acclaim are endless for William Gibson's coast-to-coast bestseller. Set in the post-9/11 present, Pattern Recognition is the story of one woman's never-ending search for the now...
Cayce Pollard is a new kind of prophet—a world-renowned "coolhunter" who predicts the hottest trends. While in London to evaluate the redesign of a famous corporate logo, she's offered a different assignment: find the creator of the obscure, enigmatic video clips being uploaded to the internet—footage that is generating massive underground buzz worldwide.
Still haunted by the memory of her missing father—a Cold War security guru who disappeared in downtown Manhattan on the morning of September 11, 2001—Cayce is soon traveling through parallel universes of marketing, globalization, and terror, heading always for the still point where the three converge. From London to Tokyo to Moscow, she follows the implications of a secret as disturbing—and compelling—as the twenty-first century promises to be...
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|record_details||ils:CARL0000195516|Book|Books||English|G.P. Putnam's Sons,|c2003.|356 p. ; 24 cm., ils:CARL0000360815|CD audio book|Audio Books||English|Tantor Media,|p2004.|9 sound discs (10.5 hours) : digital ; 4 3/4 in., overdrive:b1251fa3-1746-4254-b63e-3257efd3a69a|eBook|eBook||English|Penguin Publishing Group|2003||
|series||Blue Ant trilogy|
|series_with_volume||Blue Ant trilogy|1|
|subject_facet||Audiobooks, Business intelligence -- Fiction, London (England) -- Fiction, Women private investigators -- England -- London -- Fiction|
|title_full||Pattern Recognition Blue Ant Trilogy, Book 1, Pattern recognition / by William Gibson, Pattern recognition [sound recording] / William Gibson|
|title_sub||Blue Ant Trilogy, Book 1|
|topic_facet||Audiobooks, Business intelligence, Fiction, Science Fiction, Women private investigators|