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The Resource Red planet blues, Robert J. Sawyer

Red planet blues, Robert J. Sawyer

Label
Red planet blues
Title
Red planet blues
Statement of responsibility
Robert J. Sawyer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Robert J. Sawyer, the author of such "revelatory and thought-provoking"* novels as Triggers and The WWW Trilogy, presents a noir mystery expanded from his Hugo and Nebula Award-nominated novella "Identity Theft" and his Aurora Award-winning short story "Biding Time, " and set on a lawless Mars in a future where everything is cheap, and life is even cheaper... Alex Lomax is the one and only private eye working the mean streets of New Klondike, the Martian frontier town that sprang up forty years ago after Simon Weingarten and Denny O'Reilly discovered fossils on the Red Planet. Back on Earth, where anything can be synthesized, the remains of alien life are the most valuable of all collectibles, so shiploads of desperate treasure hunters stampeded to Mars in the Great Martian Fossil Rush. Trying to make an honest buck in a dishonest world, Lomax tracks down killers and kidnappers among the failed prospectors, corrupt cops, and a growing population of transfers--lucky stiffs who, after striking paleontological gold, upload their minds into immortal android bodies. But when he uncovers clues to solving the decades-old murders of Weingarten and O'Reilly, along with a journal that may lead to their legendary mother lode of Martian fossils, God only knows what he'll dig up... "The Globe and Mail"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sawyer, Robert J
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.S2533
LC item number
R43 2013
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Private investigators
  • Fossils
Label
Red planet blues, Robert J. Sawyer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Incorporating the Hugo and Nebula Award-nominated novella 'Identity Theft'."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BRD2012049586
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 356 pages
Isbn
9780425256824
Lccn
2012049586
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780425256824
  • (OCoLC)795167666
Label
Red planet blues, Robert J. Sawyer
Publication
Note
"Incorporating the Hugo and Nebula Award-nominated novella 'Identity Theft'."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BRD2012049586
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 356 pages
Isbn
9780425256824
Lccn
2012049586
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780425256824
  • (OCoLC)795167666

Library Locations

    • Lewisville Public LibraryBorrow it
      1197 W. Main St., Lewisville, TX, 75067, US
      33.0422012 -97.02392920000001
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