The Resource Dune, Frank Herbert, (electronic resource)

Dune, Frank Herbert, (electronic resource)

Label
Dune
Title
Dune
Statement of responsibility
Frank Herbert
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This Hugo and Nebula Award winner tells the sweeping tale of a desert planet called Arrakis, the focus of an intricate power struggle in a byzantine interstellar empire. Arrakis is the sole source of Melange, the "spice of spices." Melange is necessary for interstellar travel and grants psychic powers and longevity, so whoever controls it wields great influence. The troubles begin when stewardship of Arrakis is transferred by the Emperor from the Harkonnen Noble House to House Atreides. The Harkonnens don't want to give up their privilege, though, and through sabotage and treachery they cast young Duke Paul Atreides out into the planet's harsh environment to die. There he falls in with the Fremen, a tribe of desert dwellers who become the basis of the army with which he will reclaim what's rightfully his. Paul Atreides, though, is far more than just a usurped duke. He might be the end product of a very long-term genetic experiment designed to breed a super human; he might be a messiah. His struggle is at the center of a nexus of powerful people and events, and the repercussions will be felt throughout the Imperium. Dune is one of the most famous science fiction novels ever written, and deservedly so. The setting is elaborate and ornate, the plot labyrinthine, the adventures exciting
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Herbert, Frank
Dewey number
813.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
800
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PS3558.E63
LC item number
D8 1990eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Reading level
5.7
Series statement
Dune chronicles
Series volume
bk. 1
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dune (Imaginary place)
  • Science fiction, American
  • Dune (Imaginary place)
  • Science fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Dune, Frank Herbert, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=C8EE0AA0-60B0-4275-8127-0DFC98E4C0E4
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Ace science fiction"--Spine
Antecedent source
unknown
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
Contents
Vol. 1: Dune -- Muad'dib -- The prophet
Control code
o858976025
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Special twenty-fifth anniversary edition.
Extent
1 online resource (535 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101658055
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
map.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o858976025
  • (Sirsi) o858976025
  • (OCoLC)858976025
Label
Dune, Frank Herbert, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=C8EE0AA0-60B0-4275-8127-0DFC98E4C0E4
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Ace science fiction"--Spine
Antecedent source
unknown
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
Contents
Vol. 1: Dune -- Muad'dib -- The prophet
Control code
o858976025
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Special twenty-fifth anniversary edition.
Extent
1 online resource (535 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101658055
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
map.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o858976025
  • (Sirsi) o858976025
  • (OCoLC)858976025

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