The Resource Wake, (ebook)

Wake, (ebook)

Label
Wake
Title
Wake
Creator
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
One sunny spring morning the Tasman Bay settlement of Kahukura is overwhelmed by a mysterious mass insanity. A handful of survivors find themselves cut off from the world, and surrounded by the dead. As they try to take care of one another, and survive in ever more difficult circumstances, it becomes apparent that this isn't the first time that this has happened, and that they aren't all survivors and victims-two of them are something quite other. And, it seems, they are trapped with something. Something unseen is picking at the loose threads of their characters, corrupting, provoking, and haunting them. Wake is a novel about what it really means to try to do one's best, about the choices and sacrifices people face in order to keep a promise like "I will take care of you." It is a novel that asks: What are the last things left when the worst has happened? and about extreme events, ordinary people, heroic compassion-and invisible monsters. An invisible monster is what one can't see coming; with an invisible monster one never knows when they're in danger and when they're safe-if they retreat to their fortress they can't be sure they haven't locked it in with them
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Knox, Elizabeth
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Horror tales
  • Apocalyptic literature
  • New Zealand
Target audience
adult
Label
Wake, (ebook)
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Publication
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780864739582
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11684199
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11684199
System control number
MWT11684199
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Wake, (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
9780864739582
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11684199
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11684199
System control number
MWT11684199
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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