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Philip Kerr applies his smart, suspenseful thriller style to science fiction in The Second Angel. In 2069, Earth is devastated by climate change, killer plagues, and scarce resources. P2 is a deadly (but curable) virus that infects almost the entire population. The cure is clean blood, which is in critically short supply and is affordable only to the very rich, who live in protected enclaves and engage in market speculation on the price of the vital fluid. On the moon, sex hotels and high-security prisons share turf with the First National Blood Bank, where uncontaminated blood is kept. Enter Dana Dallas, a crack security systems designer and member of the wealthy, healthy elite. When he finds out his infant daughter needs clean blood to survive, he starts a chain of events that will make him the sworn enemy of some very dangerous people. Dallas teams up with several shady characters to try and break the bank, and Kerr sprinkles the text with "historical" footnotes to help the reader understand the social context of the action. A mostly annoying narrator--part of a badly connected subplot-- explains the immunological and social importance of blood. While Kerr's ideas and plotting are terrific, his execution is rather stilted. A thug who says things like, "I believe that meaning can be established. Yes, I think it was Sir Karl Popper who said that," might have been a funny character--if everyone else in the book didn't talk that way. --Therese Littleton action and adventure,adventure,contemporary,genre fiction,high tech,literature and fiction,mystery thriller and suspense,science fiction,science fiction and fantasy,suspense Suspense, Pocket

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THE YEAR IS 2069, THE CENTENNIAL OF THE "APOLLO 11" MOON WALK. Earth has been irrevocably altered by global climatic changes and a worldwide plague of P2 -- a slow-acting, insidious virus. The Moon, now populated by penal colonies and sex hotels, also protects mankind's most sought-after and vital commodity -- virus-free blood -- in the most impregnable high-security installation ever engineered. The First National Blood Bank is the brainchild of security firm Terotech's chief designer, Dana Dallas. But after Dallas' P2-infected daughter is denied uncontaminated blood, he is considered a security risk -- and expendable. With his life on the line, and his family caught in the cross fire, Dallas swears revenge on the elitist system and his own creation. Enlisting an eclectic crew of rebels, he devises a daring plan to infiltrate the lunar fortress -- one that will jeopardize everyone involved, and hinges on a very strange and unforeseen ally. In "The Second Angel," acclaimed novelist Philip Kerr convincingly mixes prophecy and science in a dark, dystopian, high-velocity thriller that rockets toward its explosive conclusion. The Second Angel Kerr, Philip, Pocket Books

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Pocket Books, 2000. Very Good 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Creasing to spine. Light shelf wear. Solid copy with clean pages.. First Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/Unknown. Book., Pocket Books, 2000

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The Second Angel
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Kerr, Philip

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The Second Angel

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780671024727
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0671024728
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Publishing year: 2000
Publisher: Pocket Books

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0-671-02472-8, 978-0-671-02472-7

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