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Whiskey tango foxtrot by Shafer, David (Novelist)

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social media,
  • Big data,
  • Corrupt practices,
  • Fiction,
  • Subversive activities,
  • Privatization,
  • Freedom of speech,
  • Information services industry

Book details:

About the Edition

The Committee, an international cabal of industrialists and media barons, is on the verge of privatizing all information. Dear Diary, an idealistic online Underground, stands in the way of that takeover, using radical politics, classic spycraft, and technology that makes Big Data look like dial-up. Into this secret battle stumbles an unlikely trio: Leila Majnoun, a disillusioned non-profit worker; Leo Crane, an unhinged trustafarian; and Mark Deveraux, a phony self-betterment guru who works for the Committee. Leo and Mark were best friends in college, but early adulthood has set them on diverging paths. Growing increasingly disdainful of Mark"s platitudes, Leo publishes a withering takedown of his ideas online. But the Committee is reading -- and erasing -- Leo"s words. On the other side of the world, Leila"s discoveries about the Committee"s far-reaching ambitions threaten to ruin those who are closest to her.

Edition Notes

Other titlesWhisky tango foxtrot
StatementDavid Shafer
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3619.H334 W48 2014
The Physical Object
Pagination425 pages ;
Number of Pages425
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26471632M
ISBN 100316252638, 0316252654
ISBN 109780316252638, 9780316252652
LC Control Number2014937564
OCLC/WorldCa880885338

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I’m definitely tacking Whiskey Tango Foxtrot onto my swiftly growing list of stellar debut novels! Initially, I thought Whiskey Tango Foxtrot would be more of a sci-fi/thriller-type book and there certainly is a thriller aspect to it. But, I felt the book was much more about the . Escaping the Dead (Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, #1), Tales of the Forgotten (Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, #2), Only The Dead Live Forever (Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, #3. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is a introduction into the apocalyptic world of Staff Sergeant Brad Thompson.. The radio goes quiet while on convoy in Afghanistan, a lost patrol alone in the desert. With his unit and his home base destroyed, Staff Sergeant Brad Thompson suddenly finds himself isolated and in command of a small group of men trying to survive in the Afghan wasteland. Sep 30,  · Humor Audiobooks David Shafer Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Part Humor Audiobooks David Shafer Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Part 01 Glynn James J Thorn Shadows of a Lost Age Dustfall Book 1 Audiobook.

May 26,  · David Shafer's WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT is both a suspenseful global thriller and an emotionally realistic novel about the struggle to change the world in and outside of your head. In the spirit of Chuck Palahniuk, it is a remarkable debut that announces a captivating new voice in literary suspense. This book was a slow starter for me.4/5. Mar 04,  · Journalist Kim Barker on What It‘s Like For Your Life to Become a Tina Fey Movie. The author of the book that inspired Whiskey Tango Foxtrot says she had no . Would you listen to Whiskey Tango Foxtrot again? Why? No. While the writing is clever, the story quickly becomes so far-fetched with too many unbelievable coincidences that suspense fades. Then, to top it off, the book ends like a Marvel movie -- with a cliffhanger that screams "Sequel to Come". Would you recommend Whiskey Tango Foxtrot to your. Mar 04,  · Directed by Glenn Ficarra, John Requa. With Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman, Alfred Molina. A journalist recounts her wartime coverage in Afghanistan/10(K).