- ISBN: 9780385351393 (hardcover) :
- ISBN: 0385351399 (hardcover) :
- Description: 491 pages ; 23 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf ; 2013.
- 13 of 25 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
- 0 of 1 copy available at Gloucester. (Show all copies)
2 current holds with 25 total copies.
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|Gloucester||Adult Fiction||FICTION/ Eggers (Text to Phone)||Checked out||07/22/2017|
|Beverly Farms||Adult Fiction||Fiction/ Eggers (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Beverly Main||Adult Fiction||Fiction/ Eggers (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Everett - Parlin Memorial||Adult Fiction||Eggers (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Everett - Shute Memorial||YA Fiction||YA/FIC Eggers/Readlist '16 (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Lynn||Adult Fiction||Fiction Fiction/Eggers (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Lynnfield||Adult Fiction||Fiction / Eggers, D. (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Marblehead||Adult Fiction||FICTION EGGERS, DAVE 2013 (Text to Phone)||Checked out||07/05/2017|
|Melrose||Adult Fiction (Main Floor)||Fiction Eggers (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Merrimack College||Stacks (3rd)||PS3605.G48 C57 2013 (Text to Phone)||Offline||-|
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|Summary:|| 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. Run out of a sprawling California campus, the company 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. -- Provided by publisher.
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Eggers, Dave. "The circle : a novel." New York : Alfred A. Knopf ; 2013.