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  • THE SAFETY NET. by Boll, Heinrich.
    Boll, Heinrich.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982. dj. Hardcover first edition - Fritz Tolm, publisher of a once liberal newspaper but now part of a gigantic consortium, has already seen his life and that of his wife become a slow suffocation - caught between the threatening violence of terrorists and the oppressive police apparatus and surveillance - the "safety net" - designed to protect them. Translated from the German by Leila Vennewitz. 313 pp. Dust jacket design by Paul Bacon. ISBN: 0-394514041.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (neat previous owner's name, minor edgewear to dj)

    Book ID: 83517
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  • FIRST PLATOON: A Story of Modern War in the Age of Identity Dominance. by Jacobsen, Annie.
    Jacobsen, Annie.
    FIRST PLATOON: A Story of Modern War in the Age of Identity Dominance.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (2021) d. Hardcover first edition - \A story that starts out with "a platoon of mostly 19-year-old boys sent to Afghanistan, and an experience that ends abruptly in catastrophe. Their part of the story folds into the next: inexorably linked to those soldiers and never comprehensively reported before is the U.S. Department of Defense's quest to build the world's most powerful biometrics database, with the ability to identify, monitor, catalog, and police people all over the world. . . Part war story, part legal drama, it is about identity in the age of identification. . .And about the power of a burgeoning surveillance state." Illustrated with color photographs. Notes, bibliography, index. 387 pp. ISBN: 978-1524746667.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 86241
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  • THE LAST TOURIST. by Steinhauer, Olen.
    Steinhauer, Olen.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2020). First edition - The fourth novel in the Milo Weaver series - Milo thought the "Tourists" - CIA trained assassins had been shut, but a decade later he is forced out to retirement to face an even greater, and more complicated threat. 432 pp. Promotional material laid in.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 81667
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