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The Resource Hard Landing, Algis Budrys, (electronic resource)

Hard Landing, Algis Budrys, (electronic resource)

Label
Hard Landing
Title
Hard Landing
Statement of responsibility
Algis Budrys
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A science fiction adventure told from the point of view of aliens who crash-land on Earth and must assimilate in secret{u2014}until their human cover is blown Budrys{u2019}s final novel opens with the report of a man found electrocuted on suburban train tracks in Shoreview, Illinois. Neville Sealman appeared to be just another commuter, but after his tragic death, no one comes forward to claim his body. And a routine autopsy reveals some disturbing physiological anomalies. Then a spaceship is unearthed in a New Jersey swamp. It{u2019}s the stuff of tabloids{u2014}except it{u2019}s all true. Years earlier, a starship crash-landed on Earth. Its passengers, human in appearance, were forced to make their separate ways in an alien world. No one knows that these otherworldly visitors have been living among the human race{u2014}but now their cover could be blown. Told in the form of an investigation reconstructed through direct and indirect witness testimony, Hard Landing takes the reader into the minds of its four protagonists as they struggle with the far-reaching ramifications of discovery. This is a suspenseful and revelatory novel about the elusive, ever-changing nature of identity
Cataloging source
CtWfDGI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-2008
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Budrys, Algis
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • 813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.U348
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Life on other planets
Target audience
adult
Label
Hard Landing, Algis Budrys, (electronic resource)
Link
http://lanepl.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/MDAxMDE5LTI1ODE3ODYy
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Control code
frd00007728
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (262 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access limited to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781497653009
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781497653009
  • (Sirsi) b1432184
System details
System requirements: Adobe Digital editions
Label
Hard Landing, Algis Budrys, (electronic resource)
Link
http://lanepl.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/MDAxMDE5LTI1ODE3ODYy
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Control code
frd00007728
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (262 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access limited to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781497653009
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781497653009
  • (Sirsi) b1432184
System details
System requirements: Adobe Digital editions

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