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The Peripheral

(2014)
A novel by

 
Awards
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel (nominee)
The New York Times bestselling author of Neuromancer and Zero History presents a fast-paced sci-fi thriller that takes a terrifying look into the future...

Flynne Fisher lives down a country road, in a rural America where jobs are scarce, unless you count illegal drug manufacture, which she's trying to avoid. Her brother Burton lives on money from the Veterans Administration, for neurological damage suffered in the Marines' elite Haptic Recon unit. Flynne earns what she can by assembling product at the local 3D printshop. She made more as a combat scout in an online game, playing for a rich man, but she's had to let the shooter games go.

Wilf Netherton lives in London, seventy-some years later, on the far side of decades of slow-motion apocalypse. Things are pretty good now, for the haves, and there aren't many have-nots left. Wilf, a high-powered publicist and celebrity-minder, fancies himself a romantic misfit, in a society where reaching into the past is just another hobby.

Burton's been moonlighting online, secretly working security in some game prototype, a virtual world that looks vaguely like London, but a lot weirder. He's got Flynne taking over shifts, promised her the game's not a shooter. Still, the crime she witnesses there is plenty bad.

Flynne and Wilf are about to meet one another. Her world will be altered utterly, irrevocably, and Wilf's, for all its decadence and power, will learn that some of these third-world types from the past can be badass.

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Hardback Editions

February 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Peripheral
Author(s): William Gibson
ISBN: 1-4104-7679-0 / 978-1-4104-7679-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wheeler Publishing
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November 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Peripheral
Author(s): William Gibson
ISBN: 0-670-92155-6 / 978-0-670-92155-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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September 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Peripheral
Author(s): William Gibson
ISBN: 0-399-15844-8 / 978-0-399-15844-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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Paperback Editions

October 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Peripheral
Author(s): William Gibson
ISBN: 0-425-27623-6 / 978-0-425-27623-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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October 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Peripheral (Wheeler Publishing Large Print Hardcover)
Author(s): William Gibson
ISBN: 1-59413-915-6 / 978-1-59413-915-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Large Print Press
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April 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Peripheral
Author(s): William Gibson
ISBN: 0-241-96100-9 / 978-0-241-96100-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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November 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Peripheral
Author(s): William Gibson
ISBN: 0-670-92156-4 / 978-0-670-92156-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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Audio Editions

May 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Peripheral
Author(s): William Gibson
Publisher: Audible Studios
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May 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Peripheral
Author(s): William Gibson
Publisher: Audible Studios
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October 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Peripheral
Author(s): William Gibson
ISBN: 1-61176-335-5 / 978-1-61176-335-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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October 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Peripheral
Author(s): William Gibson
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Peripheral
Author(s): William Gibson
ISBN: 0-553-54591-4 / 978-0-553-54591-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books On Tape
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Kindle Editions

November 2014 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Peripheral
Author(s): William Gibson
Publisher: Penguin
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October 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Peripheral
Author(s): William Gibson
Publisher: Berkley
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