Alif the unseen
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New York : Grove Press, 2012.
ISBN
9780802120205, 0802120202
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Indian Prairie Public Library District - 1st Floor - Novels  1 available
SCI-FI WILSON

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Book
Edition
First edition.
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433 pages : map ; 22 cm
Language
English

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Map on endpapers.
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In an unnamed Middle Eastern security state, a young Arab-Indian hacker shields his clients, dissidents, outlaws, Islamists, and other watched groups, from surveillance and tries to stay out of trouble. He goes by Alif, the first letter of the Arabic alphabet, and a convenient handle to hide behind. The aristocratic woman Alif loves has jilted him for a prince chosen by her parents, and his computer has just been breached by the State's electronic security force, putting his clients and his own neck on the line. Then it turns out his lover's new fianceé is the head of State security, and his henchmen come after Alif, driving him underground. When Alif discovers The Thousand and One Days, the secret book of the jinn, which both he and the Hand suspect may unleash a new level of information technology, the stakes are raised and Alif must struggle for life or death, aided by forces seen and unseen.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Wilson, G. W. (2012). Alif the unseen (First edition.). Grove Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wilson, G. Willow, 1982-. 2012. Alif the Unseen. New York: Grove Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wilson, G. Willow, 1982-. Alif the Unseen New York: Grove Press, 2012.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Wilson, G. Willow. Alif the Unseen First edition., Grove Press, 2012.

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