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The Resource The last days of Krypton, Kevin J. Anderson ; Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster

The last days of Krypton, Kevin J. Anderson ; Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster

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The last days of Krypton
Title
The last days of Krypton
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Kevin J. Anderson ; Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster
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eng
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The last days of Krypton, Kevin J. Anderson ; Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster
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http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=7DE23F7F-0713-4AB6-90F7-1BDA85A4D687
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  • Everyone knows how Kal-El--Superman--was sent to Earth just before his planet exploded. But what led to such a disaster? Now, in The Last Days of Krypton, Kevin J. Anderson presents a sweeping tale of the pomp and grandeur, the intrigue and passion, and the politics and betrayals of a doomed world filled with brave heroes and cruel traitors. Against the spectacular backdrop of Krypton's waning halcyon days, there is the courtship and marriage of Kal-El's parents, the brilliant scientist Jor-El and his historian wife, Lara. Together they fight to convince a stagnant, disbelieving society that their world is about to end. Jor-El's brother, Zor-El, leader of the fabled Argo City, joins the struggle not only to save the planet but also to fight against the menace of the ruthless and cunning General Zod. The diabolical Zod, future archenemy of Superman, avails himself of a golden opportunity to seize power when the android Brainiac captures the capital city of Kandor. As Zod's grip on the populace tightens and his power grows, he too is blind to all the signs that point to the death of the very civilization he is trying to rule. Through all of this, Jor-El and Lara's love for each other, their history, and their son allows for Krypton to live on even as the planet is torn apart around them. For in the escape of their baby lies Krypton's greatest gift--and Earth's greatest hero
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text
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txt
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1ocm91686497
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electronic
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9780061541728
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(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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7de23f7f-0713-4ab6-90f7-1bda85a4d687
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Label
The last days of Krypton, Kevin J. Anderson ; Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=7DE23F7F-0713-4AB6-90F7-1BDA85A4D687
Publication
Note
  • Title from eBook information screen
  • Everyone knows how Kal-El--Superman--was sent to Earth just before his planet exploded. But what led to such a disaster? Now, in The Last Days of Krypton, Kevin J. Anderson presents a sweeping tale of the pomp and grandeur, the intrigue and passion, and the politics and betrayals of a doomed world filled with brave heroes and cruel traitors. Against the spectacular backdrop of Krypton's waning halcyon days, there is the courtship and marriage of Kal-El's parents, the brilliant scientist Jor-El and his historian wife, Lara. Together they fight to convince a stagnant, disbelieving society that their world is about to end. Jor-El's brother, Zor-El, leader of the fabled Argo City, joins the struggle not only to save the planet but also to fight against the menace of the ruthless and cunning General Zod. The diabolical Zod, future archenemy of Superman, avails himself of a golden opportunity to seize power when the android Brainiac captures the capital city of Kandor. As Zod's grip on the populace tightens and his power grows, he too is blind to all the signs that point to the death of the very civilization he is trying to rule. Through all of this, Jor-El and Lara's love for each other, their history, and their son allows for Krypton to live on even as the planet is torn apart around them. For in the escape of their baby lies Krypton's greatest gift--and Earth's greatest hero
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
1ocm91686497
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780061541728
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
7de23f7f-0713-4ab6-90f7-1bda85a4d687
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Requires Adobe Reader 6.0 (file size: 3193 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 395 KB)

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