The Doubt Factory
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The Doubt Factory

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In this page-turning contemporary thriller, National Book Award Finalist and New York Times bestselling author Paolo Bacigalupi explores the timely issue of how public information is distorted for monetary gain, and how those who exploit it must be stopped. Everything Alix knows about her life is a lie. At least that's what a mysterious young man who's stalking her keeps saying. But then she begins investigating the disturbing claims he makes against her father. Could her dad really be at the helm of a firm that distorts the truth and covers up wrongdoing by hugely profitable corporations that have allowed innocent victims to die? Is it possible that her father is the bad guy, and that the undeniably alluring criminal who calls himself Moses--and his radical band of teen activists--is right? Alix has to make a choice, and time is running out, but can she truly risk everything and blow the whistle on the man who loves her and raised her?show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 496 pages
  • 139.7 x 210.82 x 43.18mm | 612.35g
  • Little, Brown & Company
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0316220752
  • 9780316220750
  • 370,701

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Praise for "The Doubt Factory" A 2015 Edgar Award NomineeA 2015 Locus Award Nominee A Winter 2014-2015 Kids' Indie Next List Bookshow more

About Paolo Bacigalupi

Paolo Bacigalupi is the New York Times bestselling author of the highly acclaimed The Drowned Cities and Ship Breaker, a Michael L. Printz Award winner and a National Book Award finalist. He is also the author of a novel for young readers, Zombie Baseball Beatdown, and the adult novels The Windup Girl and Pump Six and Other Stories. He is a Hugo, Nebula, Locus, Compton Crook, John W. Campbell Memorial, and Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award winner. He lives in western Colorado with his wife and son.show more

Review Text

Praise for The Doubt Factory : § A 2015 Edgar Award Nominee A 2015 Locus Award Nominee A Winter 2014-2015 Kids' Indie Next List Bookshow more

Rating details

1,377 ratings
3.31 out of 5 stars
5 15% (209)
4 28% (382)
3 36% (496)
2 16% (215)
1 5% (75)
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