The Courier: A San Angeles Novel

TitleThe Courier: A San Angeles Novel
Year for Search2015
AuthorsBrandt, Gerald(b. 1970)
Date Published2015
PublisherDAW Books
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsCanadian author, Male author
Annotation

Corporate dystopia set in a city that runs from San Francisco to the Mexican borderborder in which the protagonist, a young woman, is hiding from the corporations and joins a resistance group. First volume of a trilogy. The second volume, The Operative: A San Angeles Novel New York: DAW Books, 2016, is a typical middle volume, in which the protagonist from the first novel continues to survive against the corporations searching for her. The final volume is The Rebel: A San Angeles Novel. New York: DAW Books, 2017. In this volume, the poor are being ruthlessly suppressed and not even provided minimally adequate food, and the protagonist works with others to successfully undermine and defeat the dominant corporation. While some issues remain unresolved at the end, the lives of all the people have been radically improved. 

Holding Institutions

PP, Public

Author Note

Canadian author (b. 1970)

Full Text

2015 Brandt, Gerald (b. 1970). The Courier: A San Angeles Novel. New York: DAW Books. PP, Public

Corporate dystopia set in a city that runs from San Francisco to the Mexican borderborder in which the protagonist, a young woman, is hiding from the corporations and joins a resistance group. First volume of a trilogy. The second volume, The Operative: A San Angeles Novel New York: DAW Books, 2016, is a typical middle volume, in which the protagonist from the first novel continues to survive against the corporations searching for her. The final volume is The Rebel: A San Angeles Novel. New York: DAW Books, 2017. In this volume, the poor are being ruthlessly suppressed and not even provided minimally adequate food, and the protagonist works with others to successfully undermine and defeat the dominant corporation. While some issues remain unresolved at the end, the lives of all the people have been radically improved. Canadian author.