The Resource The wall : a novel, John Lanchester, (electronic resource)

The wall : a novel, John Lanchester, (electronic resource)

Label
The wall : a novel
Title
The wall
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
John Lanchester
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The best-selling author of The Debt to Pleasure and Capital returns with a chilling fable for our time. Ravaged by the Change, an island nation in a time very like our own has built the Wall--an enormous concrete barrier around its entire border. Joseph Kavanagh, a new Defender, has one task: to protect his section of the Wall from the Others, the desperate souls who are trapped amid the rising seas outside and attack constantly. Failure will result in death or a fate perhaps worse: being put to sea and made an Other himself. Beset by cold, loneliness, and fear, Kavanagh tries to fulfill his duties to his demanding Captain and Sergeant, even as he grows closer to his fellow Defenders. And then the Others attack. . . . Acclaimed British novelist John Lanchester, "a writer of rare intelligence" (Los Angeles Times), delivers a taut dystopian novel that blends the most compelling issues of our time--rising waters, rising fear, rising political division--into a suspenseful story of love, trust, and survival"--
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lanchester, John
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6062.A4863
LC item number
W35 2019eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Climatic changes
  • Islands
  • Border security
  • Dystopias
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Political
  • FICTION / Dystopian
  • Border security
  • Climatic changes
  • Dystopias
  • Islands
Target audience
adult
Label
The wall : a novel, John Lanchester, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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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
on1089342312
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
1 online resource (254 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781324001645
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
FA89CA48-B26A-4152-A43E-E89D5FB6615E
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1089342312
  • (OCoLC)1089342312
Label
The wall : a novel, John Lanchester, (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
on1089342312
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
1 online resource (254 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781324001645
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
FA89CA48-B26A-4152-A43E-E89D5FB6615E
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1089342312
  • (OCoLC)1089342312

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