Zeitgeist (Mass Market Paperbound)
Spectra Books, 9780553576412, 288pp.
Publication Date: July 31, 2001
His market is staring him in the face: millions of teenagers trapped in a world of mullahs and mosques, all ready to blow their pocket change on G-7's massive merchandising campaign and to wildly anticipate music the band will never release.
Leggy's brilliant plan means doing business with some of the world's most dangerous people. Among these thieves, schemers, and killers, he must act quickly and decisively. Y2K is just around the corner and the only rule to live by is that the whole scheme stops before the year 2000.
But Leggy's G-7 Zeitgeist is in serious jeopardy, for in Istanbul his former partners are getting restless and the G-7 girls are beginning to die....
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Praise For Zeitgeist…
— The Washington Post
— Chicago Sun-Times
“Turn-of-the-millennium spectacular ... Y2K’s Catch 22!”
— Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“The book’s preliminaries showcase Sterling’s erudition about back-page global politics, [but] they’re upstaged by his coolest trick: He can write about pop.”
— City Pages (Minneapolis)
Also by Bruce Sterling:
The Artificial Kid
The Difference Engine (with William Gibson)
Islands In the Net
A Good Old-Fashioned Future
The Hacker Crackdown: Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier
Mirror Shades: The Cyberpunk Anthology