The Resource Fail-safe, Eugene Burdick & Harvey Wheeler, (ebook)

Fail-safe, Eugene Burdick & Harvey Wheeler, (ebook)

Label
Fail-safe
Title
Fail-safe
Statement of responsibility
Eugene Burdick & Harvey Wheeler
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Originally published during the Cuban Missile Crisis, this suspenseful novel takes off as a group of American bombers-armed with a deadly payload of nuclear weapons-heads towards Moscow, their motives mysterious. Suddenly, a nuclear apocalypse looms closer than it ever has, and the lives of millions depend on the high-stakes diplomacy of leaders on both sides of the divide. The basis for a classic 1964 movie starring Henry Fonda, this two-million-copy bestseller is not only a terrifying thriller, but a fascinating social commentary on Cold War politics and a look at how, in a world poised on the brink, accidents and mistakes can have catastrophic consequences. Exploring the thin line between peace and global destruction that characterized this turbulent era, it is as timely as ever
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Burdick, Eugene
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • International relations
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Electronic books
  • Soviet Union
  • Cold War
  • Political fiction
  • Soviet Union
Target audience
adult
Label
Fail-safe, Eugene Burdick & Harvey Wheeler, (ebook)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
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
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780795334351
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12209773
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12209773
System control number
MWT12209773
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Fail-safe, Eugene Burdick & Harvey Wheeler, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
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
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780795334351
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12209773
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12209773
System control number
MWT12209773
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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