The Resource Able one, Ben Bova, (eaudio)

Able one, Ben Bova, (eaudio)

Label
Able one
Title
Able one
Statement of responsibility
Ben Bova
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When a nuclear missile launched by a rogue North Korean faction explodes in space, the resulting shock wave destroys most of the world's satellites, throwing global communication into chaos. U.S. military satellites, designed to withstand such an assault, show that two more missiles are sitting on launch pads in North Korea, ready to be deployed. Faced with the threat of a thermonuclear attack, the United States has only one possible defense: Able One. ABL-1, or Able One, is a modified 747 fitted with a high powered laser able to knock out missiles in flight. But both the laser's technology and the jet's crew is untested. What was originally a training flight with a skeleton crew turns into a desperate race to destroy the two remaining nukes. Will Able One's experimental technology be enough to prevent World War III, especially when it becomes clear that a saboteur is on board? Able One is a timely thrill-ride by one of science fiction's most respected novelists
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bova, Ben
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Stefan Rudnicki
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rudnicki, Stefan
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lasers
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Satellites
Target audience
adult
Label
Able one, Ben Bova, (eaudio)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
hoopla date: 12/20/2012, 12/20/2012 to 12/31/9999
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 14 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781441725363
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10025747
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10025747
System control number
MWT10025747
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Able one, Ben Bova, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Note
hoopla date: 12/20/2012, 12/20/2012 to 12/31/9999
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 14 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781441725363
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10025747
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10025747
System control number
MWT10025747
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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