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The long mars : a novel, Stephen Baxter and Terry Pratchett, (ebook)

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The long mars : a novel
Title
The long mars
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Baxter and Terry Pratchett
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The third novel in Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter's "Long Earth" series, which Io9 calls "a brilliant science fiction collaboration."2040-2045: In the years after the cataclysmic Yellowstone eruption there is massive economic dislocation as populations flee Datum Earth to myriad Long Earth worlds. Sally, Joshua, and Lobsang are all involved in this perilous rescue work when, out of the blue, Sally is contacted by her long-vanished father and inventor of the original Stepper device, Willis Linsay. He tells her he is planning a fantastic voyage across the Long Mars and wants her to accompany him. But Sally soon learns that Willis has an ulterior motive for his request. . . .Meanwhile U. S. Navy Commander Maggie Kauffman has embarked on an incredible journey of her own, leading an expedition to the outer limits of the far Long Earth. For Joshua, the crisis he faces is much closer to home. He becomes embroiled in the plight of the Next: the super-bright post-humans who are beginning to emerge from their "long childhood" in the community called Happy Landings, located deep in the Long Earth. Ignorance and fear have caused "normal" human society to turn against the Next. A dramatic showdown seems inevitable. . .
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Midwest
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Baxter, Stephen
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Imaginary wars and battles
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adult
Label
The long mars : a novel, Stephen Baxter and Terry Pratchett, (ebook)
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
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Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062297310
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12141430
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12141430
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Label
The long mars : a novel, Stephen Baxter and Terry Pratchett, (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
9780062297310
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12141430
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12141430
System control number
MWT12141430
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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