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Girl Gone Viral
  

Girl Gone Viral (Audio CD / Audio, Bot Exclusive ed.)

By Ahmadi, Arvin
Read by Marie, Jorjeana

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The inventive and hauntingly timely story of a seventeen-year-old coder's catapult to stardom, reminiscent of The Social Network with a Ready Player One twist. For seventeen-year-old Opal Hopper, code is magic. She can build entire worlds from scratch--shimmering lakes, Mars crat... read full description below.

ISBN 9781984885883
Barcode 9781984885883
Published 21 May 2019 by Listening Library
Format Audio CD/Audio, Bot Exclusive ed.
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ISBN-13 9781984885883
ISBN-10 198488588X
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Listening Library
Imprint Listening Library
Publication Date 21 May 2019
Publication Country
Format Audio CD/Audio, Bot Exclusive ed.
Edition Bot Exclusive ed.
Author(s) By Ahmadi, Arvin
Read by Marie, Jorjeana
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Audio / Visual (Audio books, Music, DVDs, CDROMs)
School Stories
Science Fiction
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Width: 173mm
Height: 155mm
Spine: 23mm
Weight 318g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

The inventive and hauntingly timely story of a seventeen-year-old coder's catapult to stardom, reminiscent of The Social Network with a Ready Player One twist. For seventeen-year-old Opal Hopper, code is magic. She can build entire worlds from scratch--shimmering lakes, Mars craters, any virtual experience her heart desires. But she can't code her dad back into her life. When he disappeared after her tenth birthday, leaving only a cryptic note, Opal tried desperately to find him. And when he never turned up, she enrolled at a boarding school for technical prodigies and tried to forget. Until now. Because WAVE, the world's biggest virtual reality platform, has announced a contest where the winner gets to meet its billionaire founder. The same billionaire who worked closely with Opal's dad. The one she always believed might know where he went. The one who maybe even murdered him. What begins as a small data hack to win the contest spirals out of control when Opal goes viral, digging her deeper into a hole of lies, hacks, and manipulation. How far will Opal go for the answers--or is it the attention--she's wanted for years?

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review A fast-paced Black Mirror episode with an endearing teenage protagonist. --Marie Claire Magazine

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Author's Bio

Arvin Ahmadi grew up outside Washington, DC. He graduated from Columbia University and has worked in the tech industry. When he's not reading or writing books, he can be found watching late-night talk show interviews and editing Wikipedia pages. Down and Across is his first novel.

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