The Resource Altered carbon, Richard K. Morgan, (electronic resource)

Altered carbon, Richard K. Morgan, (electronic resource)

Label
Altered carbon
Title
Altered carbon
Statement of responsibility
Richard K. Morgan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the 25th century, humankind has spread throughout the galaxy, monitored by the watchful eye of the U.N. While divisions in race, religion, and class still exist, advances in technology have redefined life itself - a person's consciousness can be easily downloaded into a new body, making death nearly obsolete. Ex-U.N. envoy Takeshi Kovacs has been killed before, but his last death was particularly brutal. Resleeved into a new body in Bay City (formerly San Francisco), Kovacs is thrown into a shady, far-reaching conspiracy that is vicious even by the standards of a society that buys and sells human existence. As a warrior-for-hire, he is called to help a far-flung planet's government put down a bloody revolution. But when a rogue pilot and a sleazy corporate fat cat offer him a lucrative role in a treacherous treasure hunt, he's only too happy to go AWOL with a band of resurrected soldiers of fortune. All that stands between them and the ancient alien spacecraft they mean to salvage are a massacred city bathed in deadly radiation, unleashed nanotechnology with a million ways to kill, and whatever surprises the highly advanced Martian race may have in store
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morgan, Richard K.
Dewey number
823/.92
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PR6113.O748
LC item number
A68 2006ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Todd McLaren
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McLaren, Todd Parker
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Private investigators
  • Soldiers of fortune
  • Rich people
  • Murder
  • Conspiracy
  • Interstellar travel
  • Nanotechnology
  • Genetic engineering
  • Immortalism
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Altered carbon, Richard K. Morgan, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 17:10:57
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
(OCoLC)243849954
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 246949 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Altered carbon, Richard K. Morgan, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 17:10:57
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
(OCoLC)243849954
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 246949 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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