The Resource Harvest of Stars, (ebook)

Harvest of Stars, (ebook)

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Harvest of Stars
Title
Harvest of Stars
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Language
eng
Summary
The virtual persona of a long-dead visionary entrepreneur threatens to incite a revolution from space that could topple Earth's powerful and repressive religious-technological dictatorship in this ingenious science fiction classic In the future, individual freedom is a thing of the past. North America is a police state controlled by the Avantist government, a despotic, techno-religious ruling order that promises an impending transcendence for the oppressed. Space, however, remains free, thanks to Anson Guthrie's powerful Fireball Corporation. Guthrie's corporeal self died many generations ago, but his essence lives on, preserved forever in a computerized state that enables him to inspire his loyal employees and adherents to keep reaching for the farthest stars. But now the totalitarian enemy, led by sadistic secret policeman Enrique Sayre, has gained possession of a Guthrie download, intending to subvert it to the Avantist cause, thereby breaking Fireball's hold on the cosmos. The corporation is doomed unless ace pilot Kyra Davis can smuggle a still-unreconstructed version of Guthrie out of enslaved America and rocket him to the moon and beyond, where Fireball's virtual creator can attempt to stoke the flames of revolution-and change the direction of his world. A truly remarkable work from one of science fiction's all-time greats, Harvest of Stars might be the most ingenious and ambitious novel of Grand Master Poul Anderson's acclaimed and prolific career. Thoughtful and adventurous, rich in imagination and integrity, it offers definitive proof of the seven-time Hugo Award-winning author's unparalleled mastery in the field of speculative fiction
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Midwest
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Anderson, Poul
Dewey number
823
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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hoopla digital
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Women air pilots
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adult
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Harvest of Stars, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Isbn
9781504024457
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11528310
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11528310
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MWT11528310
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Harvest of Stars, (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
9781504024457
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11528310
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11528310
System control number
MWT11528310
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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