The Resource Crescent, Homer Hickam, (electronic resource)

Crescent, Homer Hickam, (electronic resource)

Label
Crescent
Title
Crescent
Statement of responsibility
Homer Hickam
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
She was born to kill, born to die.Crescent is a crowhopper a genetically modified mercenary programmed for ruthless warfare. When shes taken prisoner by Crater Trueblood instead of being killed in battle, she thinks its a disaster.Crater is weary of war. Hes a miner, not a soldier. Hed rather be mining Helium-3 than battling the infernal crowhoppers. But after he captures Crescent and brings her to Moontown, hes surprised how much he enjoys her company. When shes falsely accused of murder, he becomes an outlaw to help her escape.The unlikely pair escape into the big suck and wind up trekking with a caravan of mining pioneers toward a lunar ghost town called Endless Dust. To survive, they must do more than navigate the beautiful, desolate moonscape and battle a persistent band of crowhoppers sent to capture or kill them. They must decide what and who is truly worth fighting for
Member of
Summary
Crater Trueblood, doubting the justice of the war he fights and the evil of enemies he was trained to hate, brings Crescent, an apparently female Crowhopper, to Moontown as his prisoner but soon both are fugitives, fleeing prejudice and cruelty in hostile territory
Storyline
Audio
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10201554
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hickam, Homer H.
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 9
PerformerNote
Read by Adam Verner
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Verner, Adam
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Helium-3 novels
Series volume
0002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prejudices
  • Prisoners of war
  • Fugitives from justice
  • Moon
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Crescent, Homer Hickam, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11030988
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 36 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781621882527
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11030988
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Crescent, Homer Hickam, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11030988
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 36 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781621882527
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11030988
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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