The Resource Mara and Dann : an adventure, Doris Lessing, (ebook)

Mara and Dann : an adventure, Doris Lessing, (ebook)

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Mara and Dann : an adventure
Title
Mara and Dann
Title remainder
an adventure
Statement of responsibility
Doris Lessing
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thousands of years in the future, all the northern hemisphere is buried under the ice and snow of a new Ice Age. At the southern end of a large landmass called Ifrik, two children of the Mahondi people, seven-year old Mara and her younger brother, Dann, are abducted from their home in the middle of the night. Raised as outsiders in a poor rural village, Mara and Dann learn to survive the hardships and dangers of a life threatened as much by an unforgiving climate and menacing animals as by a hostile community of Rock People. Eventually they join the great human migration North, away from the drought that is turning the southern land to dust, and in search of a place with enough water and food to support human life. Traveling across the continent, the siblings enter cities rife with crime, power struggles, and corruption, learning as much about human nature as about how societies function. With a clear-eyed vision of the human condition, Mara and Dann is imaginative fiction at its best
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1919-2013
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Lessing, Doris
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Regression (Civilization)
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Climatic changes
  • Survival
  • Glacial epoch
  • Young women
  • Kidnapping
  • Nomads
  • Electronic books
  • Africa
Target audience
adult
Label
Mara and Dann : an adventure, Doris Lessing, (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780061868559
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11919594
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11919594
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MWT11919594
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Mara and Dann : an adventure, Doris Lessing, (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
9780061868559
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11919594
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11919594
System control number
MWT11919594
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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