The Resource The forever war, Joe Haldeman and John Scalzi, (ebook)

The forever war, Joe Haldeman and John Scalzi, (ebook)

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The forever war
Title
The forever war
Statement of responsibility
Joe Haldeman and John Scalzi
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Language
eng
Summary
Winner of the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award: He went off to war, but the Earth he came back to wasn't the one he left behind Man has taken to the stars. Deep in space, humans discover the fearsome Taurans after a transport ship is destroyed. To combat the threat, humanity sends in the United Nations Exploratory Force-a highly trained unit built for revenge. Conscripted into the service, physics student William Mandella fights for his planet against the alien force light years away. However, because of the relative passage of time when one travels at incredibly high speed, the Earth he returns to after his two-year experience has progressed decades and is foreign to him in disturbing ways. ̀Based in part on the author's experiences in Vietnam, The Forever War is regarded as one of the greatest military science fiction novels ever written, perfectly capturing the alienation that servicemen and women experience even now upon returning home from battle. The Forever War shines a light not only on the culture of the 1970s, the era in which it was written, but also on our potential future. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Joe Haldeman including rare images from the author's personal collection
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Haldeman, Joe W
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Scalzi, John
  • hoopla digital
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  • Space warfare
  • Space and time
  • Aging
Target audience
adult
Label
The forever war, Joe Haldeman and John Scalzi, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781497692350
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11556362
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11556362
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MWT11556362
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The forever war, Joe Haldeman and John Scalzi, (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
9781497692350
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11556362
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11556362
System control number
MWT11556362
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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