NIGHT SKY MINE. New York: Tor, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Authoritarian business dystopia. "An orphan on the asteroids searches for her true identity in a world where people can’t exist without official identities." - Locus. "Scott has taken the cyberpunk subgenre of SF to another stage in NIGHT SKY MINE, to a universe of cyberspace rich in self-replicating programs in danger of evolving out of human control. This is the story of Ista's quest for her true identity in a future where you cannot live without an official identity. She must leave the security of her home on a trading ship and return in secret to the isolated mine where she was discovered as a baby. There she encounters and must overcome a menace hidden by the huge interstellar Night Sky Mining Corporation." - publisher's description. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#146331).
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