Little Brother

TitleLittle Brother
Year for Search2008
AuthorsDoctorow, Cory [Efram](b. 1971)
Date Published2008
PublisherTor
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsCanadian author, English author, Male author
Annotation

Young adult dystopia of U. S. Home Security targeting San Francisco because the administration sees it as too liberal.  Home Security is fought by a group of teenage hackers with some success and ends with the administration freeing those responsible and the hackers continuing their opposition. The title refers to “Big Brother” in George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four

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Author Note

The author (b. 1971) was born and raised in Canada, lived for many years in England and became a U. K. citizen, and moved to the U. S. in 2015.

Full Text

2008 Doctorow, Cory [Efram] (b. 1971). Little Brother. New York: Tor. PSt

Young adult dystopia of U. S. Home Security targeting San Francisco because the administration sees it as too liberal.  Home Security is fought by a group of teenage hackers with some success and ends with the administration freeing those responsible and the hackers continuing their opposition. The title refers to “Big Brother” in George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four. See also 2013 Doctorow, Homeland. The author was born and raised in Canada, lived for many years in England and became a U. K. citizen, and moved to the U. S. in 2015.