The Resource A hundred thousand worlds, Bob Proehl, (electronic resource)

A hundred thousand worlds, Bob Proehl, (electronic resource)

Label
A hundred thousand worlds
Title
A hundred thousand worlds
Statement of responsibility
Bob Proehl
Title variation
100 thousand worlds
Creator
Contributor
Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A Kavalier & Clay for the Comic-Con Age, this is a bighearted, inventive, exuberant debut."--Eleanor Henderson, author of Ten Thousand SaintsValerie Torrey took her son, Alex, and fled Los Angeles six years ago--leaving both her role on a cult sci-fi TV show and her costar husband after a tragedy blew their small family apart. Now Val must reunite nine-year-old Alex with his estranged father, so they set out on a road trip from New York, Val making appearances at comic book conventions along the way. As they travel west, encountering superheroes, monsters, time travelers, and robots, Val and Alex are drawn into the orbit of the comic-con regulars, from a hapless twentysomething illustrator to a brilliant corporate comics writer stuggling with her industry's old-school ways to a group of cosplay women who provide a chorus of knowing commentary. For Alex, this world is a magical place where fiction becomes reality, but as they get closer to their destination, he begins to realize that the story his mother is telling him about their journey might have a very different ending than he imagined. A knowing and affectionate portrait of the geeky pleasures of fandom, A Hundred Thousand Worlds is also a tribute to the fierce and complicated love between a mother and son--and to the way the stories we create come to shape us.From the Hardcover edition
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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Proehl, Bob
Dewey number
816/.6
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3616.R643
LC item number
H86 2016ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by MacLeod Andrews
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Andrews, MacLeod
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  • Mothers and sons
  • Actresses
  • Fans (Persons)
  • Automobile travel
  • Science fiction television programs
  • Congresses and conventions
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Label
A hundred thousand worlds, Bob Proehl, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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unknown
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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unknown
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (12 hr., 49 min., 35 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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Isbn
9780735208124
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unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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digital
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fb259534-ccb4-4262-9679-15abe3b5d1f0
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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(OCoLC)952576059
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Label
A hundred thousand worlds, Bob Proehl, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (12 hr., 49 min., 35 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780735208124
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
fb259534-ccb4-4262-9679-15abe3b5d1f0
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)952576059
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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