The Resource Wastelands, (electronic resource /)

Wastelands, (electronic resource /)

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Wastelands
Title
Wastelands
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eng
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Famine, Death, War, and Pestilence?the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, the harbingers of Armageddon?these are our guides through the Wastelands. From the Book of Revelation to The Road Warrior, from A Canticle for Leibowitz to The Road, storytellers have long imagined the end of the world, weaving eschatological tales of catastrophe, chaos, and calamity. In doing so, these visionary authors have addressed one of the most challenging and enduring themes of imaginative fiction: the nature of life in the aftermath of total societal collapse. Gathering together the best postapocalyptic literature of the last two decades from many of today's most renowned authors of speculative fiction?including George R. R. Martin, Gene Wolfe, Orson Scott Card, Carol Emshwiller, Jonathan Lethem, Octavia E. Butler, and Stephen King?Wastelands explores the scientific, psychological, and philosophical questions of what it means to remain human in the wake of Armageddon. Whether the end of the world comes through nuclear war, ecological disaster, or cosmological cataclysm, these are tales of survivors, in some cases struggling to rebuild the society that was, in others, merely surviving, scrounging for food in depopulated ruins and defending themselves against monsters, mutants, and marauders. Wastelands delves into this bleak landscape, uncovering the raw human emotion and heart-pounding thrills at the genre's core
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http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1945-
  • 1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Adams, John Joseph
  • Boehmer, Paul
  • De Cuir, Gabrielle
  • Ellison, Harlan
  • Huber, Hillary
  • Hyde-White, Alex
  • Morey, Arthur
  • Pitts, Lisa Renee
  • Rankin, Emily
  • Rudnicki, Stefan
  • Young, Judy
  • various narrators
  • Others
  • King, Stephen
  • Lethem, Jonathan
  • Martin, George R. R
  • Card, Orson Scott
  • Wolfe, Gene
  • Butler, Octavia E
  • Hanfield, Susan
  • OverDrive, Inc
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  • Fiction
  • Science Fiction
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Wastelands, (electronic resource /)
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online
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9781482999716
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63215DC5-A1AE-46F9-9597-C25210DFDF52
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Label
Wastelands, (electronic resource /)
Link
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781482999716
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
63215DC5-A1AE-46F9-9597-C25210DFDF52
System details
  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • OverDrive Listen
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not applicable
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