Edith herself

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Publisher:
Atheneum,
Pub. Date:
1987.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 4.4 - AR Pts: 3
Lexile measure:
740L
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In 1972, Richard Forthrast, the black sheep of an Iowa farming clan, fled to the mountains of British Columbia to avoid the draft. A skilled hunting guide, he eventually amassed a fortune by smuggling marijuana across the border between Canada and Idaho. As the years passed, Richard went straight and returned to the States after the U.S. government granted amnesty to draft dodgers. He parlayed his wealth into an empire and developed a remote resort in which he lives. He also created T'Rain, a multibillion-dollar, massively multiplayer online role-playing game with millions of fans around the world.But T'Rain's success has also made it a target. Hackers have struck gold by unleashing REAMDE, a virus that encrypts all of a player's electronic files and holds them for ransom. They have also unwittingly triggered a deadly war beyond the boundaries of the game's virtual universe -- and Richard is at ground zero.Racing around the globe from the Pacific Northwest to China to the wilds of northern Idaho and points in between, Reamde is a swift-paced thriller that traverses worlds virtual and real. Filled with unexpected twists and turns in which unforgettable villains and unlikely heroes face off in a battle for survival, it is a brilliant refraction of the twenty-first century, from the global war on terror to social media, computer hackers to mobsters, entrepreneurs to religious fundamentalists. Above all, Reamde is an enthralling human story -- an entertaining and epic page-turner from the extraordinary Neal Stephenson.
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ISBN:
9780689313141
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4.4, 3 Points
Lexile measure:
740L
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Grouping Title edith herself
Grouping Author howard ellen
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2017-12-19 00:08:07AM
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subject_facet Epilepsy. -- Fiction, Farm life. -- Fiction, Orphans -- Fiction, People with disabilities -- Fiction
title_display Edith herself
title_full Edith herself / by Ellen Howard ; illustrated by Ronald Himler
title_short Edith herself
topic_facet Epilepsy, Farm life, Fiction, Orphans, People with disabilities