Brainboy and the DeathMaster by Tor Seidler

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A fast-paced, high-tech, mystery-adventure from the author of the National Book Award finalist Mean Margaret.

 

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Born in Littleton, New Hampshire, Tor Seidler grew up in Born in Littleton, New Hampshire, Tor Seidler grew up in Vermont and later, Seattle, Washington, in both of which plaVermont and later, Seattle, Washington, in both of which places his parents were involved in the theater. Encouraged by ces his parents were involved in the theater. Encouraged by his family's love of the arts, Mr. Seidler studied English lhis family's love of the arts, Mr. Seidler studied English literature at Stanford University, and at the age of twenty-siterature at Stanford University, and at the age of twenty-seven his first book, "The Dulcimer Boy", was published, launeven his first book, "The Dulcimer Boy", was published, launching his celebrated career as a writer. Over the past twching his celebrated career as a writer. Over the past twenty years, Mr. Seidler has become one of the most importantenty years, Mr. Seidler has become one of the most important voices in children's fiction with such classics as, "A Rat' voices in children's fiction with such classics as, "A Rat's Tale", "The Wainscott Weasel", an ALA Notable Book, "Terpis Tale", "The Wainscott Weasel", an ALA Notable Book, "Terpin", and "Mean Margaret", which was selected as a finalist fon", and "Mean Margaret", which was selected as a finalist for the National Book Award in 1997. He currently lives in Newr the National Book Award in 1997. He currently lives in New York City. York City.
 
Published September 14, 2010 by HarperCollins. 320 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Darryl and Nina are increasingly doubtful about Paradise Lab, a place with no windows, no communication to the outside world, and required daily doses of pills that have disturbing side effects.

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In a matter of days, the game's inventor, Keith Masterly (an eccentric billionaire, himself once a boy genius, with a career almost parallel to that of Bill Gates), shows up to adopt Darryl, then whisks him away to Masterly's high-tech lab/fortress, Paradise.

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Author: Tor Seidler Darryl Kirby is an orphan who lost his entire family in a fire and now lives in an orphanage funded by video game guru, Keith Masterly.

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