Little Brother (Little Brother, Book 1) by Cory Doctorow

By Cory Doctorow

Marcus, a.k.a “w1n5t0n,” is just seventeen years outdated, yet he figures he already is aware how the process works–and find out how to paintings the procedure. clever, quick, and clever to the methods of the networked international, he has no hassle outwitting his excessive school’s intrusive yet clumsy surveillance systems.

But his entire international alterations whilst he and his pals locate themselves stuck within the aftermath of an enormous terrorist assault on San Francisco. within the mistaken position on the improper time, Marcus and his group are apprehended by way of the dept of place of origin protection and whisked away to a mystery criminal the place they’re mercilessly interrogated for days.

When the DHS ultimately releases them, Marcus discovers that his urban has develop into a police kingdom the place each citizen is handled like a possible terrorist. He understands that nobody will think his tale, which leaves him just one choice: to take down the DHS himself.

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The Britannia’s complement was five hundred, but at the time the malady was discovered the ship had only about three hundred slaves on board. Figuring that New Calabar’s traders would quarantine the ship should they find out about the girl’s condition, the master ordered the infected child taken into the hold and hidden in an empty water puncheon. Despite this crude measure of prevention, the disease took hold among captives between decks, and the Britannia was obliged to sprint from New Calabar short of her full load.

This Exercise which is called Dancing,” recalled a sailor who had been in the Guinea trade as a boy, “consists in jumping up and rattling their Chains. ”9 Come late afternoon, captives “were again messed, as in the Morning,” and in the evening the slaves were directed below. 11 This general routine of rising, coming on deck, washing, eating, exercising, and going below framed the lives of enslaved Africans aboard European slavers. But to begin to grasp the actual context of shipboard survival, it is vital also to come to terms with the general material conditions under which this routine played out.

The “Situation of the Slaves became such, as no Pen nor Language is able to describe. The Sick Births were incapable of containing all that were ill. Those only could be admitted into them, who were so bad as not to be capable of moving. There they lay in One Mass of Scab and Corruption, frequently sticking to each other and the Decks, till they were separated to be thrown into the Sea. ”39 Of course, Guineaships did not sink immediately into the conditions and habits described above, and in any case all of the hundreds of African captives aboard any one slaver did not experience the ship in completely uniform ways.

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