The Resource Corsair : a science fiction novel, James L. Cambias

Corsair : a science fiction novel, James L. Cambias

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Corsair : a science fiction novel
Title
Corsair
Title remainder
a science fiction novel
Statement of responsibility
James L. Cambias
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Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the early 2020s, two young, genius computer hackers, Elizabeth Santiago and David Schwartz, meet at MIT, where Schwartz is sneaking into classes, and have a brief affair. David is amoral and out for himself, and soon disappears. Elizabeth dreams of technology and space travel and takes a military job after graduating. Nearly ten years later, David is setting himself to become a billionaire by working in the shadows under a multiplicity of names for international thieves, and Elizabeth works in intelligence preventing international space piracy. With robotic mining in space becoming a lucrative part of Earth's economy, shipments from space are dropped down the gravity well into the oceans. David and Elizabeth fight for dominance of the computer systems controlling ore drop placement in international waters. If David can nudge a shipment 500 miles off its target, his employers can get there first and claim it legally in the open sea. Each one intuits that the other is their real competition but can't prove it. And when Elizabeth loses a major shipment, she leaves government employ to work for a private space company to find a better way to protect shipments. But international piracy has very high stakes and some very evil players. And both Elizabeth and David end up in a world of trouble. Space pirates and computer hackers. James L. Cambias's Corsair is a thrilling near-future adventure!"--
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Cambias, James L
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3603.A4467
LC item number
C67 2015
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Computer networks
  • Computer programmers
  • Computer crimes
  • Hackers
  • Pirates
  • FICTION / Science Fiction / General
Label
Corsair : a science fiction novel, James L. Cambias
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Publication
Note
  • "A Tom Doherty Associates Book."
  • Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781466866126
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
034C42B3-E0E3-45B6-B9EB-4C3C011F1372
System control number
  • (OCoLC)906826445
  • (TLC)erc0000355598
  • 990573
Label
Corsair : a science fiction novel, James L. Cambias
Link
Publication
Note
  • "A Tom Doherty Associates Book."
  • Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781466866126
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
034C42B3-E0E3-45B6-B9EB-4C3C011F1372
System control number
  • (OCoLC)906826445
  • (TLC)erc0000355598
  • 990573

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