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|Grouped Work ID||6b75a964-f60e-f761-c11e-c6267537b168|
|Grouping Author||daniel h wilson|
|Grouping Language||English (eng)|
|Last Grouping Update||2021-10-20 05:22:50AM|
|Last Indexed||2021-10-20 05:41:04AM|
|Novelist Primary ISBN||9780385535151|
|author||Daniel H. Wilson|
|author_display||Daniel H. Wilson|
|display_description||Technology makes them superhuman. But mere mortals want them kept in their place. The New York Times bestselling author of Robopocalypse creates a stunning, near-future world where technology and humanity clash in surprising ways. The result? The perfect summer blockbuster.|
As he did in Robopocalypse, Daniel Wilson masterfully envisions a frightening near-future world. In Amped, people are implanted with a device that makes them capable of superhuman feats. The powerful technology has profound consequences for society, and soon a set of laws is passed that restricts the abilities—and rights—of "amplified" humans. On the day that the Supreme Court passes the first of these laws, twenty-nine-year-old Owen Gray joins the ranks of a new persecuted underclass known as "amps." Owen is forced to go on the run, desperate to reach an outpost in Oklahoma where, it is rumored, a group of the most enhanced amps may be about to change the...
|publisher||Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|