Six degrees of freedom / Nicolas Dickner ; translated by Lazer Lederhendler.

Author
Dickner, Nicolas, 1972- [Browse]
Uniform title
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • [Toronto] : Vintage Canada, [2017]
  • ©2017
Description
325 pages ; 21 cm

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Subject(s)
Translator
Form/​Genre
Fiction
Summary note
"A novel featuring obsession and adventure, science experiments and parakeets, coding and container ships, Six Degrees of Freedom was the winner of the Governor General's Literary Award in its original French-language version. Nicolas Dickner is a previous winner of Canada Reads for the novel Nikolski. Three characters, three separate paths to freedom ... Lisa is a young woman with an eccentric and absent mother and a father slowly succumbing to Alzheimer's. Lisa's friend Éric is an agoraphobic hacker who ends up getting rich in Denmark before his eighteenth birthday. And Jay is a former computer pirate who's paying her debt to society, day by stultifiying day, working for the RCMP in Montreal. But when Jay learns of the existence of the mysterious ship container Papa Zulu she begins a clandestine investigation to discover who made it disappear and what they are trying to hide."-- Provided by publisher.
Notes
Translated from the French.
Other title(s)
6 degrees of freedom
ISBN
  • 9780345811189 ((paperback))
  • 0345811186 ((paperback))
OCLC
1004198150
Other standard number
  • 99974255632
RCP
C - S

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