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Read online A.D.D.: Adolescent Demo Division.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC A.D.D.: Adolescent Demo Division p The Adolescent Demo Division are the world s luckiest teen gamers Raised from birth to test media appear on reality TV and enjoy the fruits of corporate culture the squad develop special abilities that make them the envy of the world and a grave concern to their keepers p p One by one they graduate to new levels that are not what they seem But their heightened abilities can only take them so far as the ultimate search for their birth families leads to an inconceivably harrowing discovery p p Written by Douglas Rushkoff world renowned media theorist Frontline TV correspondent and author Ecstasy Club Media Virus and Program or Be Programmed TESTAMENT with full color art by Goran Sudzuka and Jose Marzan Jr Y THE LAST MAN p by Douglas Rushkoff, Goran Sudžuka, José Marzán Jr.

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A.D.D.: Adolescent Demo Division
Title:A.D.D.: Adolescent Demo Division
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ISBN:1401223559
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Number of Pages:152
Category:Graphic novels, Comics, Fiction, Young adult, Science fiction
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