The Resource And West is West : a novel, by Ron Childress

And West is West : a novel, by Ron Childress

Label
And West is West : a novel
Title
And West is West
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Ron Childress
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Jessica, a young Air Force drone pilot in Nevada, is tasked with launching a missile against a suspected terrorist halfway across the world, she realizes that though women and children are in the crosshairs of her screen, she has no choice but to follow orders. Ethan, a young Wall Street quant, is involved in a more bloodless connection to war when he develops an algorithm that enables his company's clients to profit by exploiting the international financial instability caused by exactly this kind of antiterrorist strike. These two are only minor players, but their actions have global implications that tear lives apart--including their own. When Jessica finds herself discharged from the service and Ethan makes an error that costs him his job, both find themselves adrift, cast out by a corrupt system and forced to take the blame for decisions they did not make
Awards note
PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction, 2014
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Childress, Ron
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3603.H5565
LC item number
A64 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Terrorism
  • Special operations (Military science)
  • Drone aircraft
  • Drone aircraft
  • Special operations (Military science)
  • Terrorism
  • United States
Label
And West is West : a novel, by Ron Childress
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9781616205232
Lccn
2015015872
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898925348
  • 860092
  • (OCoLC)ocn898925348
  • 860092
Label
And West is West : a novel, by Ron Childress
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9781616205232
Lccn
2015015872
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898925348
  • 860092
  • (OCoLC)ocn898925348
  • 860092

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