The Resource Death wave, Ben Bova

Death wave, Ben Bova

Label
Death wave
Title
Death wave
Statement of responsibility
Ben Bova
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In Ben Bova's previous novel New Earth, Jordan Kell led the first human mission beyond the solar system. They discovered the ruins of an ancient alien civilization. But one alien AI survived, and it revealed to Jordan Kell that an explosion in the black hole at the heart of the Milky Way galaxy has created a wave of deadly radiation, expanding out from the core toward Earth. Unless the human race acts to save itself, all life on Earth will be wiped out. When Kell and his team return to Earth, many years after their departure, they find that their world has changed almost beyond recognition. Not only has a second wave of greenhouse flooding caused sea levels to rise, but society has been changed by the consequences of the climate shift. Few people want to face Jordan Kell's news. He must convince Earth's new rulers that the human race is in danger of extinction unless it acts to forestall the death wave coming from the galaxy's heart."
Member of
Summary
Jordan Kell and his team return to a vastly changed Earth, where greenhouse flooding and climate shifts have transformed society and nobody wants to hear their warning about a radiation wave that is threatening all life on the planet
Theme
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10445996
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1932-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bova, Ben
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.O84
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Star quest trilogy
Series volume
1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Radiation
  • Climatic changes
Target audience
adult
Label
Death wave, Ben Bova
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Tor Book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
411 pages
Isbn
9780765379504
Lccn
2015023075
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Death wave, Ben Bova
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Tor Book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
411 pages
Isbn
9780765379504
Lccn
2015023075
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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