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It's 1984 meets The Odyssey!Blake DeKalb is homeless and unemployed. His life is now a never-ending and fruitless job search. Everywhere he looks, a camera is pointed at him. Everywhere he goes, a security guard appears out of nowhere to inform him he can't sit there, stand there, or smoke there. He's constantly subjected to a distrust that is "e;institutionalized, inescapable, all-encompassing, never-ending, government mandated, and married to technology."e;He also dreams of a date with an attractive volunteer he met at the soup kitchen. All his friends say she's out of his league. And everything happens against a backdrop of wailing sirens.One day, a drug-induced vision allows him to communicate with both George Orwell and Ulysses."e;I told you so,"e; is Orwell's message."e;What can we do about it now?"e; asks Blake."e;Do what I did,"e; declares Ulysses. "e;I've been through this before."e;And the two of them thrust Blake into a leadership role, one he doubts he can assume.Will he lead the next American Revolution? Will he inspire hundreds to lash out against the "e;Camera State?"e; Will he rescue his city from the clutches of authoritarianism? But more importantly, will he get the girl?If you're one of those who thinks, "e;Those cameras are there to make us feel safe. There's nothing anybody can do about them, whether we like it or not. That's just the way it is,"e; read Ulysses Lives!, and you'll think again.Vis mere
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