The Resource The Long Mars, Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter

The Long Mars, Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter

Label
The Long Mars
Title
The Long Mars
Statement of responsibility
Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
2040-2045: In the years after the cataclysmic Yellowstone eruption there is massive economic dislocation as populations flee Datum Earth to myriad Long Earth worlds. Sally, Joshua, and Lobsang are all involved in this perilous rescue work when, out of the blue, Sally is contacted by her long-vanished father and inventor of the original Stepper device, Willis Linsay. He tells her he is planning a fantastic voyage across the Long Mars and wants her to accompany him. But Sally soon learns that Willis has an ulterior motive for his request. ... Meanwhile U.S. Navy Commander Maggie Kauffman has embarked on an incredible journey of her own, leading an expedition to the outer limits of the far Long Earth. For Joshua, the crisis he faces is much closer to home. He becomes embroiled in the plight of the Next: the super-bright post-humans who are beginning to emerge from their 'long childhood' in the community called Happy Landings, located deep in the Long Earth. Ignorance and fear have caused 'normal' human society to turn against the Next. A dramatic showdown seems inevitable
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Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Long Earth
Series volume
[3]
The Long Mars, Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
Label
The Long Mars, Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
Publication
Note
  • Sequel to: The long war
  • Followed by: The long Utopia
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
2040-2045: In the years after the cataclysmic Yellowstone eruption there is massive economic dislocation as populations flee Datum Earth to myriad Long Earth worlds. Sally, Joshua, and Lobsang are all involved in this perilous rescue work when, out of the blue, Sally is contacted by her long-vanished father and inventor of the original Stepper device, Willis Linsay. He tells her he is planning a fantastic voyage across the Long Mars and wants her to accompany him. But Sally soon learns that Willis has an ulterior motive for his request. ... Meanwhile U.S. Navy Commander Maggie Kauffman has embarked on an incredible journey of her own, leading an expedition to the outer limits of the far Long Earth. For Joshua, the crisis he faces is much closer to home. He becomes embroiled in the plight of the Next: the super-bright post-humans who are beginning to emerge from their 'long childhood' in the community called Happy Landings, located deep in the Long Earth. Ignorance and fear have caused 'normal' human society to turn against the Next. A dramatic showdown seems inevitable
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ocn881703728
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24 cm.
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System control number
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  • (OCoLC)881703728

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