The Resource Sleep over : an oral history of the apocalypse, H.G. Bells, (electronic resource)

Sleep over : an oral history of the apocalypse, H.G. Bells, (electronic resource)

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Sleep over : an oral history of the apocalypse
Title
Sleep over
Title remainder
an oral history of the apocalypse
Statement of responsibility
H.G. Bells
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
"For fans of the oral history genre phenomenon World War Z, a worldwide plague of insomnia creates a devastating new apocalypse. Remember what it's like to last an entire night without sleep? That dull but constant headache. The feeling of your brain on edge. How easily irritated you were. How difficult it was to concentrate, even on seemingly menial tasks. It was just a single restless night, but everything felt just a little bit harder to do, and the only real comfort was knowing your head would finally hit the pillow at the end of the day, and when you awoke the next morning everything would return to normal. But what if sleep didn't come the next night? Or the night after? What might happen if you, your friends and family, your coworkers, the strangers you pass on the street, all slowly began to realize that rest might not ever come again? How slowly might the world fall apart? How long would it take for a society without sleep to descend into chaos? Sleep Over is collection of waking nightmares, a scrapbook of the haunting and poignant stories from those trapped in a world where the pillars of society are crumbling, and madness is slowly descending on a planet without rest. Online vigilantism turns social media into a deadly gamble. A freelance journalist grapples with the ethics of turning in footage of mass suicide. A kidnapped hypnotist is held hostage by those at wit's end for a cure. In Sleep Over, these stories are just the beginning. Before the Longest Day, the world record was eleven days without sleep. It turns out most of us can go much longer."--
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Bells, H. G
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.4.B4577
LC item number
S54 2018eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Insomnia
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Insomnia
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Sleep over : an oral history of the apocalypse, H.G. Bells, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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on1019873786
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Extent
1 online resource (363 pages)
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online
Isbn
9781940456720
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rdamedia
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Stock number
266BF33D-2E6E-4932-87BC-B73A4CBC27C7
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  • (OCoLC)1019873786
Label
Sleep over : an oral history of the apocalypse, H.G. Bells, (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
on1019873786
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (363 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781940456720
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
266BF33D-2E6E-4932-87BC-B73A4CBC27C7
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1019873786
  • (OCoLC)1019873786

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