The Resource Babel-17, (electronic resource)

Babel-17, (electronic resource)

Label
Babel-17
Title
Babel-17
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a war-riven world, why will saving humanity require . . . a poet? At twenty-six, Rydra Wong is the most popular poet in the five settled galaxies. Almost telepathically perceptive, she has written poems that capture the mood of mankind after two decades of savage war. Since the invasion, Earth has endured famine, plague, and cannibalism-but its greatest catastrophe will be Babel-17. Sabotage threatens to undermine the war effort, and the military calls in Rydra. Random attacks lay waste to warships, weapons factories, and munitions dumps, and all are tied together by strings of sound, broadcast over the radio before and after each accident. In that gibberish Rydra recognizes a coherent message, with all of the beauty, persuasive power, and order that only language possesses. To save humanity, she will master this strange tongue. But the more she learns, the more she is tempted to join the other side . . . This ebook features an illustrated biography of Samuel R. Delany including rare images from his early career
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Delany, Samuel R
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Language and languages
  • Women linguists
  • Women poets
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Babel-17, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11560331
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11560331
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11560331
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Babel-17, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11560331
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11560331
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11560331
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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