The Resource Gunpowder Moon, David Pedreira, (electronic resource)

Gunpowder Moon, David Pedreira, (electronic resource)

Label
Gunpowder Moon
Title
Gunpowder Moon
Statement of responsibility
David Pedreira
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A realistic and chilling vision of life on the Moon, where dust kills as easily as the vacuum of space ... but murder is even quicker--a fast-paced, cinematic science fiction thriller, this debut novel combines the inventiveness of The Martian, and the thrills of Red Rising. The Moon smells like gunpowder. Every lunar walker since Apollo 11 has noticed it: a burnt-metal scent that reminds them of war. Caden Dechert, the chief of the U.S. mining operation on the edge of the Sea of Serenity, thinks the smell is just a trick of the mind--a reminder of his harrowing days as a Marine in the war-torn Middle East back on Earth. It's 2072, and lunar helium-3 mining is powering the fusion reactors that are bringing Earth back from environmental disaster. But competing for the richest prize in the history of the world has destroyed the oldest rule in space: Safety for All. When a bomb kills one of Dechert's diggers on Mare Serenitatis, the haunted veteran goes on the hunt to expose the culprit before more blood is spilled. But as Dechert races to solve the first murder in the history of the Moon, he gets caught in the crosshairs of two global powers spoiling for a fight. Reluctant to be the match that lights this powder-keg, Dechert knows his life and those of his crew are meaningless to the politicians. Even worse, he knows the killer is still out there, hunting. In his desperate attempts to save his crew and prevent the catastrophe he sees coming, the former Marine uncovers a dangerous conspiracy that, with one spark, can ignite a full lunar war, wipe out his team ... and perhaps plunge the Earth back into darkness
Cataloging source
MMI
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Pedreira, David
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3616.E2963
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Murder
  • Murder
  • Moon
  • Moon
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Gunpowder Moon, David Pedreira, (electronic resource)
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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
Control code
on1018306591
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (304 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062676092
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
50E67280-9A7E-4A44-8A59-AEBEB1BC8647
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  • (Sirsi) o1018306591
  • (OCoLC)1018306591
Label
Gunpowder Moon, David Pedreira, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
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
Control code
on1018306591
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (304 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062676092
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
50E67280-9A7E-4A44-8A59-AEBEB1BC8647
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1018306591
  • (OCoLC)1018306591

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