Whiteout

Whiteout Whiteout Walker s suspenseful first novel takes us to twenty first century Earth a time when government means multinational corporation and life means a struggle to survive the effects of overpopula

  • Title: Whiteout
  • Author: Sage Walker
  • ISBN: 9780312863029
  • Page: 302
  • Format: Paperback
  • Whiteout

    Whiteout, Walker s suspenseful first novel, takes us to twenty first century Earth a time when government means multinational corporation and life means a struggle to survive the effects of overpopulation, poverty, pollution, and hunger One last hope remains Antarctica, the only source of pristine water and food left on the planet But Antarctica is protected from humanWhiteout, Walker s suspenseful first novel, takes us to twenty first century Earth a time when government means multinational corporation and life means a struggle to survive the effects of overpopulation, poverty, pollution, and hunger One last hope remains Antarctica, the only source of pristine water and food left on the planet But Antarctica is protected from human exploration by international treaty and that treaty s due for renegotiation.The people who will influence who gets the biggest slice of the world s last resources run Edges, a company of media manipulators As for Tanaka, a Japanese mega multinational corporation, the current situation suits them just fine, and they d like to keep it that way Tanaka will hire Edges, and these high tech image shapers will use subliminals, computer modeling, and plain street smarts to make sure Tanaka s status remains quo Edges a new kind of family, a group of friends and lovers in three different cities connected by Virtual Reality You do not roll over in bed and touch your lover s skin You wire yourself up and live inside their skin, feeling the tense and shift of their muscles, watching what they see from goggles or camera patches the size of silicon chips Virtual Reality enabling an intimacy deeper than any achieved in the flesh Edges smart, savvy people manipulating data in the United States, politicians in Lisbon, and the fate of the ecosphere in Antarctica Smart, savvy people unaware that their employers are withholding crucial information from them Smart, savvy people who are in way over their heads

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    1. Ian Tregillis

      (Caveat: The author, Sage Walker, is a friend of mine. So, having said that)I think the thing that makes Walker's writing so special is her deft hand with description, and her ability to render the most nuanced human emotions and interactions. She has, it seems, a rare wisdom when it comes to understanding human nature. When combined with lovely, luscious descriptive passages, the effect is a deeply sensual style of storytelling. Everything -- even the simple act of making a cup of tea -- become [...]

    2. Adobe

      During a global hunger crisis, a virtual-reality public-relations firm named Edges is hired to promote fishing restrictions around Antarctica. The seemingly straight-forward commission is quickly complicated by corporate cover-ups, geopolitical maneuvers, and murder. Bouncing between the digital and the real, the members of Edges struggle to unmask a conspiracy before it destroys their group.A thrilling concoction of sleek SF gadgets and messy human politics, Whiteout posits convincing possibili [...]

    3. Samantha

      Set far enough into the future to be attainable, Whiteout uses virtual reality in a way I'd never even considered, but am hoping to potentially see in my lifetime. It's a gripping save-the-world story, but doesn't make too little of the character's emotions in order to do so.One of the biggest draws to this book for me was the characters' foray into polyamoury. It's been a while since I've read this book (2+ years) but the night I first finished it, I flipped back to the first page and read it a [...]

    4. Tom Hooker

      A William Gibson kind of look at a situation where people interact more in cyberspace than they do in the real world. A team of people are hired by a Japanese fishing company to help sway world opinion toward their policy. One of the team goes to the Antartic to check things out, and disappears. Another of the team members goes to find him. She does, but then his rescue helicopter crashes and he dies. In the meantime, the team finds that the Japanese company has misled them, and their goals are [...]

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