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- DescriptionXeres Meticula is a failure. A casualty of the dot-com bust, he w lives in his parents' basement and spends all day on one pursuit, winning The Realm. Fortunately, he's t alone. Joining him in his world are Gek-Lin, an orphan in Thailand who spends her nights in an internet cafe; Dietrich Bjornson, a welder working in Antarctica; and Tres Rawling, a former Olympic skier for England whose career was cut short when an accident left him a quadriplegic; and many more. Together they communicate and connect, working to achieve virtual world dominance, but when tragedy on- and off-line occurs, can these real people trust each other eugh to find the help they need?
- Author BiographyJAMES BERNARD FROST received his MFA in fiction from the University of San Francisco. He worked as a journalist for <i>Wired </i>magazine. He lives in Portland, Oregon. <i>World Leader Pretend</i> is his first novel.</p>
- Author(s)James Bernard Frost
- PublisherGriffin Publishing
- Date of Publication30/03/2007
- SubjectScience Fiction & Fantasy
- Place of PublicationCalifornia
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSaint Martin's Griffin,U.S.
- Out-of-print date13/12/2008
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight499 g
- Width235 mm
- Height156 mm
- Spine25 mm
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