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Triggers

by Robert J Sawyer

Penguin Group Canada | April 3, 2012 | Hardcover

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On the eve of a secret military operation, an assassin's bullet strikes U.S. President Seth Jerrison. He is rushed to hospital, where surgeons struggle to save his life. At the same hospital, Canadian researcher Dr. Ranjip Singh is experimenting with a device that can erase traumatic memories. Then a terrorist bomb detonates. In the operating room, the president suffers cardiac arrest. He has a near-death experience-but the memories that flash through Jerrison's mind are not his memories.                                                                                                                                            

I t quickly becomes clear that the electromagnetic pulse generated by the bomb amplified and scrambled Dr. Singh's equipment, allowing a random group of people to access one another's minds. And now one of those people has access to the president's memories-including classified information regarding an upcoming military mission, which, if revealed, could cost countless lives. But the task of determining who has switched memories with whom is a daunting one, particularly when some of the people involved have reasons to lie …

 

 

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 352 pages, 3.64 × 2.46 × 0.49 in

Published: April 3, 2012

Publisher: Penguin Group Canada

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0670065765

ISBN - 13: 9780670065769

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Triggers

by Robert J Sawyer

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 352 pages, 3.64 × 2.46 × 0.49 in

Published: April 3, 2012

Publisher: Penguin Group Canada

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0670065765

ISBN - 13: 9780670065769

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On the eve of a secret military operation, an assassin's bullet strikes U.S. President Seth Jerrison. He is rushed to hospital, where surgeons struggle to save his life. At the same hospital, Canadian researcher Dr. Ranjip Singh is experimenting with a device that can erase traumatic memories. Then a terrorist bomb detonates. In the operating room, the president suffers cardiac arrest. He has a near-death experience-but the memories that flash through Jerrison's mind are not his memories.                                                                                                                                            

I t quickly becomes clear that the electromagnetic pulse generated by the bomb amplified and scrambled Dr. Singh's equipment, allowing a random group of people to access one another's minds. And now one of those people has access to the president's memories-including classified information regarding an upcoming military mission, which, if revealed, could cost countless lives. But the task of determining who has switched memories with whom is a daunting one, particularly when some of the people involved have reasons to lie …

 

 

About the Author

Robert J. Sawyer has been called "the dean of Canadian science fiction" by the Ottawa Citizen. He is one of only seven writers in history-and the only Canadian-to win all three of the world's top awards for the best science-fiction novel of the year: the Hugo, the Nebula, and the John W. Campbell Memorial Awards.

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"Triggers has the hard-core military/political insights of Robert A. Heinlein, and the compassion of Theodore Sturgeon." - Jonathan Vos Post
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