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The circle

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Now a Major Motion Picture starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks. A bestselling dystopian novel that tackles surveillance, privacy and the frightening intrusions of technology in our lives.When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world's most powerful internet company, she feels she's been given the opportunity of a lifetime. The Circle, run out of a sprawling California campus, links users' personal emails, social media, banking, and purchasing with their universal operating system, resulting in one online identity and a new age of civility and transparency. As Mae tours the open-plan office spaces, the towering glass dining facilities, the cozy dorms for those who spend nights at work, she is thrilled with the company's modernity and activity. There are parties that last through the night, there are famous musicians playing on the lawn, there are athletic activities and clubs and brunches, and even an aquarium of rare fish retrieved from the Marianas Trench by the CEO. Mae can't believe her luck, her great fortune to work for the most influential company in the world—even as life beyond the campus grows distant, even as a strange encounter with a colleague leaves her shaken, even as her role at the Circle becomes increasingly public. What begins as the captivating story of one woman's ambition and idealism soon becomes a heart-racing novel of suspense, raising questions about memory, history, privacy, democracy, and the limits of human knowledge.
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9780385351393
9780804191166
9780385351409
9780804191197
9781410466822
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When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world's most powerful internet company, she feels she's been given the opportunity of a lifetime. The Circle, run out of a sprawling California campus, links users' personal emails, social media, banking, and purchasing with their universal operating system, resulting in one online identity and a new age of civility and transparency. As Mae tours the open-plan office spaces, the towering glass dining facilities, the cozy dorms for those who spend nights at work, she is thrilled with the company's modernity and activity. There are parties that last through the night, there are famous musicians playing on the lawn, there are athletic activities and clubs and brunches, and even an aquarium of rare fish retrieved from the Marianas Trench by the CEO. Mae can't believe her luck, her great fortune to work for the most influential company in the world—even as life beyond the campus grows distant, even as a strange encounter with a colleague leaves her shaken, even as her role at the Circle becomes increasingly public. What begins as the captivating story of one woman's ambition and idealism soon becomes a heart-racing novel of suspense, raising questions about memory, history, privacy, democracy, and the limits of human knowledge.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Business enterprises -- Fiction, California -- Fiction, Dystopias -- Fiction, Electronic books, FICTION / Dystopian, FICTION / Literary, FICTION / Thrillers / Technological, Humorous fiction, Information society -- Fiction, Information technology -- Social aspects -- Fiction, Internet industry -- Fiction, Large type books, Memory -- Fiction, Online social networks -- Fiction, Privacy -- Fiction, Privacy, Right of -- Fiction, Satire, Social media -- Fiction, Suspense fiction, Technology -- Social aspects -- Fiction
title_display The circle : a novel
title_full The Circle, The Circle [electronic resource] / Dave Eggers, The circle : a novel / Dave Eggers, The circle [sound recording] / Dave Eggers, The circle [text (large print)] / by Dave Eggers
title_short The circle :
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topic_facet Business enterprises, Dystopias, Electronic books, Fantasy, Fiction, Information society, Information technology, Internet industry, Large type books, Literature, Memory, Online social networks, Privacy, Privacy, Right of, Social aspects, Social media, Suspense, Technology, Thriller