The millennium has come and gone, leaving in its wake only stunned survivors. In Los Angeles, BerryÂ Rydell is a former armed-response rentacop now workingÂ Â for a bounty hunter. Chevette Washington is aÂ Â bicycle messenger turned pickpocket who impulsivelyÂ Â snatches a pair of innocent-looking sunglasses. ButÂ Â these are no ordinary shades. What you can seeÂ Â through these high-tech specs can make you richâorÂ Â get you killed. Now Berry and Chevette are on theÂ Â run, zeroing in on the digitalized heart ofÂ Â DatAmerica, where pure information is the greatest high.Â Â And a mind can be a terrible thing to crash. . . .Â
Praise for Virtual Light
âBoth exhilarating and terrifying . . . Although considered the master of 'cyberpunk' science fiction, William Gibson is also one fine suspense writer.ââPeople
âA stunner . . . A terrifically stylish burst of kick-butt imagination.ââEntertainment Weekly
âConvincing . . . frightening . . . Virtual LightÂ is written with a sense of craft, a sense of humor and a sense of the ultimate seriousness of the problems it explores.ââChicago Tribune
âIn the emerging pop culture of the information age, Gibson is the brightest star.ââThe San Diego Union-Tribune
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