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Heathern

(1990)
(The third book in the Ambient series)
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Heathern, the sequel to Ambient and Terraplane, has been praised by William Gibson as a "savage urban baroque informed by a penetrating humanity ... his best so far!" Tautly written and appallingly funny, Heathern is a dystopian tale of corporate combat and media warfare in the fading years of our century.

Thatcher Dryden, former drug kingpin and now leader of the megacorporation Dryco, intends to supply a waiting world with the Messiah it so desperately seeks. But Lester Macaffrey, a schoolteacher found performing miracles among the human flotsam of the Lower East Side, proves no more controllable than any Messiah. While Thatcher's minions scheme to sell the world salvation with a Dryco label on it, Thatcher's own mistress is strangely drawn to Macaffrey -- and begins to be transformed into something new and strange ... something that might change the world.

Genre: Science Fiction

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Hardback Editions

October 1990 : USA Hardback
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Title: Heathern
Author(s): Jack Womack
ISBN: 0-312-85078-6 / 978-0-312-85078-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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August 1990 : UK Hardback
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Title: Heathern
Author(s): Jack Womack
ISBN: 0-04-440691-6 / 978-0-04-440691-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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Paperback Editions

June 1991 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Heathern (Dryco)
Author(s): Jack Womack
ISBN: 0-8125-0872-6 / 978-0-8125-0872-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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April 1998 : USA Paperback
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Title: Heathern (Jack Womack)
Author(s): Jack Womack
ISBN: 0-8021-3563-3 / 978-0-8021-3563-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
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October 1991 : UK Paperback
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Title: Heathern
Author(s): Jack Womack
ISBN: 0-586-21342-2 / 978-0-586-21342-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Grafton
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Kindle Editions

December 2012 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Heathern
Author(s): Jack Womack
Publisher: Gateway
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December 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Heathern (Jack Womack)
Author(s): Jack Womack
Publisher: Grove Press
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