Getting Back

Getting Back

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Baker & Taylor
With individuality discouraged by his employers, "United Corporation" employee Daniel Dyson happily volunteers for a trip to the Australian Outback, but he quickly discovers that the company wants him dead

Blackwell North Amer
In the belly of a shimmering twenty-first-century pyramid, Daniel Dyson occupies Cubicle 17 and fantasizes about love and escape. By day he pursues petty ways to subvert his overly programmed life. By night he flirts with a shadowy group that dares him to rebel and reclaim his autonomy. Then he stumbles onto Outback Adventure.
Outback doesn't advertise and keeps its Internet site heavily encrypted. Yet Daniel, partly to inject some deeper meaning into his life, partly to find a woman who doesn't want to be found, soon finds himself taking a perilous trek across the forbidden continent of Australia. There, Outback has promised he will find out what it means to be truly alive, to test his limits, and to understand real survival. What he and his two dozen fellow adventures don't know is that all their high-tech gear and all their plans haven't prepared them for what lies ahead. Because this journey will not only plunge them into a stark desert and through a gauntlet of natural dangers, but force them to outfight the most dangerous creatures on earth: their fellow human beings.
Getting Back is a novel of survival and a search for meaning in a world where both have become extinct - a thriller that asks us whether getting back is the object of the game, or the punishment for losing. ...

Hachette Book Group
Stifled and frustrated by company policy, Daniel jumps at the chance to go on a wilderness challenge in the Australian Outback. However, when he arrives he realises that the corporation does not intend for him to survive the trip.

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& Taylor

With individuality discouraged by his employers, "United Corporations" employee Daniel Dyson happily volunteers for a trip to the Australian Outback, but he quickly discovers that the company wants him dead.

Publisher: New York : Warner Books, c2000
ISBN: 9780446524575
0446524573
Characteristics: 370 p. ; 24 cm

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