The Resource Orphans of the sky, Robert A. Heinlein, (electronic resource)

Orphans of the sky, Robert A. Heinlein, (electronic resource)

Label
Orphans of the sky
Title
Orphans of the sky
Statement of responsibility
Robert A. Heinlein
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Language
eng
Summary
Lost in SpaceHugh had been taught that, according to the ancient sacred writings, the Ship was on a voyage to faraway Centaurus. But he also understood this was just allegory for a voyage to spiritual perfection. Indeed, how could the Ship move, since its miles and miles of metal corridors were all there was of creation? Science knew that the Ship was all the universe, and as long as the sacred Converter was fed, the lights would continue to glow, the air would flow, and the Creator's Plan would be fulfilled.Of course, there were the muties, grotesquely deformed parodies of humans, who lurked in the upper reaches of the Ship, where gravity was weaker. Were they evil incarnate, or merely a divine check on the population, keeping humanity from expanding past the capacity of the Ship to support?Then Hugh was captured by the muties and met their leader (or leaders)--Joe-Jim, with two heads on one body--and learned the true nature of the Ship and its mission between the stars. But could he make his people believe him before it was too late? Could he make them believe that he must be allowed to fly the Ship?
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1907-1988
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Heinlein, Robert A.
Dewey number
813/.54
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not applicable
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LC call number
PS3515.E288
LC item number
O7 2017ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Graham Halstead
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Halstead, Graham
Series statement
The Future History Series
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  • Space colonies
  • Space travelers
  • Interplanetary voyages
  • FICTION / Science Fiction / General
  • FICTION / Science Fiction / Space Opera
  • FICTION / Science Fiction / Action & Adventure
Target audience
adult
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Label
Orphans of the sky, Robert A. Heinlein, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
Control code
on1004425197
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (4 hr., 32 min., 9 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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Isbn
9781538427927
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computer
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rdamedia
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digital.
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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551C31BD-C77F-4462-85BB-86D5978D623D
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  • (Sirsi) o1004425197
  • (OCoLC)1004425197
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Label
Orphans of the sky, Robert A. Heinlein, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1004425197
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (4 hr., 32 min., 9 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781538427927
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
551C31BD-C77F-4462-85BB-86D5978D623D
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1004425197
  • (OCoLC)1004425197
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