Zed : a novel

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New York : Doubleday, [2020].
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First American edition.
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335 pages ; 24 cm
9780385545471, 0385545479


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"Originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by Faber & Faber Ltd., London, in 2019"--Title page verso.
One corporation has made a perfect world based on a perfect algorithm . . . now what to do with all these messy people? Lionel Bigman is dead. Murdered by a robot. Guy Matthias, the philandering founder and CEO of the mega-corporation Beetle, insists it was human error. But was it? Either the predictive algorithms of Beetle's supposedly omniscient 'lifechain' don't work, or, they've been hacked. Both scenarios are impossible to imagine and signal the end of Beetle's technotopia and life as we know it. Dazzlingly original and darkly comic, Zed asks profound questions about who we are, what we owe to one another, and what makes us human. It describes our moment--the ugliness and the beauty--perfectly. Kavenna is a prophet who has seen deeply into the present--and thrown back her head and laughed.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Kavenna, J. (2020). Zed: a novel (First American edition.). Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kavenna, Joanna. 2020. Zed: A Novel. New York: Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kavenna, Joanna. Zed: A Novel New York: Doubleday, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kavenna, Joanna. Zed: A Novel First American edition., Doubleday, 2020.

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