The Resource Dark lightning, John Varley, (electronic resource)

Dark lightning, John Varley, (electronic resource)

Label
Dark lightning
Title
Dark lightning
Statement of responsibility
John Varley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Known for 'superior science fiction' (The Philadelphia Inquirer), author John Varley returns to his Thunder and Lightning series with a novel of how one man's volatile genius could alter a starship's epic plunge into a future where human survival is just a theory' On a voyage to New Earth, the starship Rolling Thunder is powered by an energy no one understands, except for its eccentric inventor Jubal Broussard. Like many of the ship's inhabitants, Jubal rests in a state of suspended animation for years at a time, asleep yet never aging. The moments when Jubal emerges from suspended animation are usually a cause for celebration for his family, including his twin daughters'Cassie and Polly'and their uncle who is captain of the Rolling Thunder. But this time, Jubal makes a shocking announcement' The ship must stop, or everyone will die. These words from the mission's founder, the man responsible for the very existence of the Rolling Thunder, will send shock waves throughout the starship'and divide its passengers into those who believe and those who doubt. And it will be up to Cassie and Polly to stop a mutiny, discover the truth, and usher the ship into a new age of exploration'
Cataloging source
RECBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Varley, John D
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3572.A724
Literary form
unknown
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • FICTION / Science Fiction / Hard Science Fiction
  • Science fiction
  • Space ships
  • Space flights
Label
Dark lightning, John Varley, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=451B9ECC-EE3A-4A3A-98B9-136818616E56
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698154421
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
451b9ecc-ee3a-4a3a-98b9-136818616e56
Publisher number
EB00383348
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)883366666
Label
Dark lightning, John Varley, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=451B9ECC-EE3A-4A3A-98B9-136818616E56
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698154421
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
451b9ecc-ee3a-4a3a-98b9-136818616e56
Publisher number
EB00383348
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)883366666

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