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Year Zero

by Rob Reid

Hardcover, 357 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $25 |


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After two aliens reveal that the whole universe is addicted to humanity's music, has committed gross copyright violations, and is murderously unhappy with the resulting fines and penalties, entertainment lawyer Nick Carter has forty-eight hours to save the planet.

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