Recursion

Recursion

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Memory makes reality. That's what NYC cop Barry Sutton is learning, as he investigates the devastating phenomenon the media has dubbed False Memory Syndrome?a mysterious affliction that drives its victims mad with memories of a life they never lived. That's what neuroscientist Helena Smith believes. It's why she's dedicated her life to creating a technology that will let us preserve our most precious memories. If she succeeds, anyone will be able to re-experience a first kiss, the birth of a child, the final moment with a dying parent. As Barry searches for the truth, he comes face to face with an opponent more terrifying than any disease?a force that attacks not just our minds, but the very fabric of the past. And as its effects begin to unmake the world as we know it, only he and Helena, working together, will stand a chance at defeating it. But how can they make a stand when reality itself is shifting and crumbling all around them? At once a relentless pageturner and an intricate science-fiction puzzlebox about time, identity, and memory, Recursion is a thriller as only Blake Crouch could imagine it?and his most ambitious, mind-boggling, irresistible work to date.
Publisher: New York : Crown, 2019
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781524759780
1524759783
Branch Call Number: FICTION Cro
Description: 329 pages ; 25 cm

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A NYC cop and a neuroscientist risk everything to save the world from the devastating effects of "False Memory Syndrome" in this sci-fi page-turner that is as poignant as it is compelling. - Adriana


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