The Resource Hard landing, Algis Budrys, (ebook)

Hard landing, Algis Budrys, (ebook)

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Hard landing
Title
Hard landing
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Algis Budrys
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Language
eng
Summary
A science fiction adventure told from the point of view of aliens who crash-land on Earth and must assimilate in secret-until their human cover is blown ̀Budrys's final novel opens with the report of a man found electrocuted on suburban train tracks in Shoreview, Illinois. Neville Sealman appeared to be just another commuter, but after his tragic death, no one comes forward to claim his body. And a routine autopsy reveals some disturbing physiological anomalies. Then a spaceship is unearthed in a New Jersey swamp. It's the stuff of tabloids-except it's all true. Years earlier, a starship crash-landed on Earth. Its passengers, human in appearance, were forced to make their separate ways in an alien world. No one knows that these otherworldly visitors have been living among the human race-but now their cover could be blown. ̀Told in the form of an investigation reconstructed through direct and indirect witness testimony, Hard Landing takes the reader into the minds of its four protagonists as they struggle with the far-reaching ramifications of discovery. This is a suspenseful and revelatory novel about the elusive, ever-changing nature of identity
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1931-2008
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Budrys, Algis
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fiction
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dictionaries
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Life on other planets
Target audience
adult
Label
Hard landing, Algis Budrys, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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Isbn
9781497653009
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11561875
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remote
Stock number
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MWT11561875
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Hard landing, Algis Budrys, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781497653009
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11561875
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11561875
System control number
MWT11561875
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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