The Resource Golden State, Ben H. Winters, (electronic resource)

Golden State, Ben H. Winters, (electronic resource)

Label
Golden State
Title
Golden State
Statement of responsibility
Ben H. Winters
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A shocking vision of our future that is one part Minority Report and one part Chinatown . Lazlo Ratesic is 54, a 19-year veteran of the Speculative Service, from a family of law enforcement and in a strange alternate society that values law and truth above all else. This is how Laz must, by law, introduce himself, lest he fail to disclose his true purpose or nature, and by doing so, be guilty of a lie. Laz is a resident of The Golden State, a nation resembling California, where like-minded Americans retreated after the erosion of truth and the spread of lies made public life, and governance, increasingly impossible. There, surrounded by the high walls of compulsory truth-telling, knowingly contradicting the truth?the Objectively So?is the greatest possible crime. Stopping those crimes, punishing them, is Laz's job. In its service, he is one of the few individuals permitted to harbor untruths?to "speculate" on what might have happened in the commission of a crime. But the Golden State is far less a paradise than its name might suggest. To monitor, verify, and enforce the Objectively So requires a veritable panopticon of surveillance, recording, and record-keeping. And when those in control of the truth twist it for nefarious means, the Speculators may be the only ones with the power to fight back
Cataloging source
B@L
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winters, Ben H
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3623.I6735
LC item number
G65 2019
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lie detectors and detection
  • Truthfulness and falsehood
  • Murder
  • Intelligence officers
  • Fiction
  • Thriller
  • FICTION / General
  • California
Label
Golden State, Ben H. Winters, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316505406
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
c379bb3c-a4de-4b2e-bb44-fa67168d0be5
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1080776066
Label
Golden State, Ben H. Winters, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Copyright
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
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316505406
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
c379bb3c-a4de-4b2e-bb44-fa67168d0be5
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1080776066

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