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Like Nobody's Watching

Like Nobody's Watching

"Like Nobody's Watching is a young adult novel that follows Oscar and his friends at their Wellington high school when they hack into the school's new surveillance system to get evidence to stop bullies from harassing his friend's little brother. But the power this brings them go... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780994137203
Published 3 October 2016 by Escalator Press
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Ritchie, L. J.

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ISBN-13 9780994137203
ISBN-10 0994137206
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 7-15 working days
Publisher Escalator Press
Imprint Escalator Press
Publication Date 3 October 2016
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Ritchie, L. J.
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Copyright Licensing Award For Young Adult Fiction
Best First Book Award
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Number of Pages 168
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 198mm
Weight 198g
Dewey Code 823.3
Catalogue Code 705291

Description of this Book

We were supposed to be the good guys. We did the right thing. At first ...When Oscar and his friends hack into the school's surveillance system, the plan is simple: find the footage, blackmail the bullies, and leave no fingerprints. But the sense of power it brings them is hard to let go ...How do you go from cyber vigilante to cyber villain, when those around you turn their screens against you?

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Author's Bio

L. J. Ritchie is a Wellington-based author of young adult fiction. He has a vocational background in education and the arts, and co-hosts local film podcast 'Never Repeats'. His interest in surveillance culture was sparked during his undergraduate study, and developed further during his teacher training when he observed how various forms of surveillance encouraged conformity in schools. He completed the Whitireia Creative Writing Programme in 2013, and 'Like Nobody's Watching' is his debut novel.

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