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The Resource Nova

Nova

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Nova
Title
Nova
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A breakneck race through tomorrow & rsquo;s marvels In 3172, the universe is divided between three political units: the stars and worlds of Draco, with Earth as its power center; the Pleiades Federation, on whose capital world, New Ark, lives the incredibly wealthy Von Ray family, descended from well-heeled merchants whose ancestors made their fortune as pirates; and the Outer Colonies, where, in their underwater mines, tiny quantities of the fabulously valuable Illyrion have been discovered. Lorq Von Ray was a playboy and young space-yacht-racing captain who, at a party at Earth & rsquo;s Paris, clashed with Draco & rsquo;s Prince Red. This sets Lorq on a demonic quest, through which he hopes to find vengeance. When a star goes nova and implodes, in the seething stellar wreckage for a few days & mdash;even hours & mdash;lie tons of Illyrion, the element that makes interstellar travel possible. To help him secure the priceless fuel, Lorq recruits a gypsy musician, a would-be novelist, and some other ragtag misfits. But an even more dangerous fuel than Illyrion is revenge ... This ebook features an illustrated biography of Samuel R. Delany including rare images from his early career
Cataloging source
VALIL
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Nova
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=1883405
Instantiates
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
Contents
Cover; Praise for the Writing of Samuel R. Delany; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; chapter one; chapter two; chapter three; chapter four; chapter five; chapter six; chapter seven; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; A Biography of Samuel R. Delany; Copyright
Control code
sky2ocm59511164
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781480461703
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
2869e313-f848-4274-b9bd-55558e487891
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions
Label
Nova
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=1883405
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
Contents
Cover; Praise for the Writing of Samuel R. Delany; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; chapter one; chapter two; chapter three; chapter four; chapter five; chapter six; chapter seven; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; A Biography of Samuel R. Delany; Copyright
Control code
sky2ocm59511164
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781480461703
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
2869e313-f848-4274-b9bd-55558e487891
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions

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