Six Degrees Of Freedom

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Item#: 9780345811189
Author Dickner, Nicolas
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A funny and fast-paced novel about obsession and adventure, science experiments and parakeets, coding and containerships, Six Degrees of Freedomwon the Governor General's Literary Award in its original French. Nicolas Dickner is a previous winner of Canada Reads for the novelNikolski.

"Brilliant, beautiful and poetic with moments of pure reading pleasure! You read it with a smile on your lips--it's a book that makes you happy."
--Anne Michaud,Bernier et Cie,Radio-Canada

Three characters, infinite paths to freedom...
Lisa is a young woman whose longing for adventure is tethered by the demands of an eccentric mother and a father slowly succumbing to Alzheimer's. Lisa's friend Éric is an agoraphobic hacker who becomes independently wealthy before his eighteenth birthday. And Jay is a former computer pirate who's paying her debt to society, day by stultifying day, working for the RCMP in Montreal. But when Jay learns of the existence of the mysterious shipping container Papa Zulu, she begins a clandestine investigation to discover who made it disappear and what they are trying to hide.