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Little Brother (Paperback) (Cory Doctorow)

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Marcus, a.k.a "w1n5t0n," is only seventeen years old, but he figures he already knows how the system works-and how to work the system. Smart, fast, and wise to the ways of the networked world, he has no trouble outwitting his high school's intrusive but clumsy surveillance systems.

But his whole world changes when he and his friends find themselves caught in the aftermath of a major terrorist attack on San Francisco. In the wrong place at the wrong time, Marcus and his crew are apprehended by the Department of Homeland Security and whisked away to a secret prison where they're mercilessly interrogated for days.

When the DHS finally releases them, Marcus discovers that his city has become a police state where every citizen is treated like a potential terrorist. He knows that no one will believe his story, which leaves him only one option: to take down the DHS himself.

After being interrogated by the Department of Homeland Security after a major terrorist attack on San Francisco, Marcus is released into what is now a police state and uses his expertise in computer hacking to set things right.
Number of Pages: 416
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: St Martins Pr
Age Range: Teen
Author: Cory Doctorow
Language: English
Street Date: April 13, 2010
TCIN: 12639001
UPC: 9780765323118
Item Number (DPCI): 248-47-4678
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