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It

(1983)
(End Stage)
(The third book in the Presidential series)
A novel by

 
 
A PARTICULARLY MALIGNANT RUSSIAN DEFECTOR TO THE WEST IS GUNEND DOWN IN FRANKFURT BEFORE HE CAN DIVULGE VITAL INFORMATION. HIS BODY, THOUGH IRRPARABLY DAMAGED, IS KEPT ALIVE BY HIGH MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY AND WITH FRESH SUPPLIES OF OZYGENATED BLOOD, BRAIN DEATH IS NOT COMPLETE. THE TASK FOR THE PROTAGONIST, A HANDSOME WOMAN PARAPSYCHOLOGIST, IS TO EXTRACT INFORMATION FROM THE DYING BRAIN BEFORE NECROSIS OF THE BODY IS COMPLETE. AMID THE MAZE OF CYBERNETICS AND COMPUTERS INTERFACING WITH THE PATIENT'S FLESH SOMETHING FROM THE DEFECTOR'S BRAIN - A GHOST IN THE MACHINE AS IT WERE - GETS INTO THE SOFTWARE BEFORE RE-ENTERING A HUMAN BODY - THE PRESIDENT OF THE U.S.

Genre: Thriller

Praise for this book

"Unputdownable." - Len Deighton


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Used availability for Raymond Hawkey's It

Hardback Editions

November 1986 : USA Hardback
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Title: It
Author(s): Raymond Hawkey
ISBN: 0-8128-3031-8 / 978-0-8128-3031-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Stein & Day Pub
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September 1983 : UK Hardback
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Title: It
Author(s): Raymond Hawkey
ISBN: 0-450-04892-6 / 978-0-450-04892-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
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Paperback Editions

July 1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: End-Stage: Book Three of the Presidential Trilogy
Author(s): Raymond Hawkey
ISBN: 0-7474-0047-4 / 978-0-7474-0047-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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September 1984 : UK Paperback
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Title: It
Author(s): Raymond Hawkey
ISBN: 0-450-05755-0 / 978-0-450-05755-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon AU