Author: George Effinger
Original language: English
Publisher: Bantam Books, 1989
Marid Audran has become everything he once despised. Not so long ago, he was a hustler in the Budayeen, an Arabian ghetto in a Balkanized future Earth. Back then, as often as not, he didn’t have the money to buy himself a drink. But he had his independence.
Nominated for Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1990.