The Resource Drought, Graham Masterton, (electronic resource)

Drought, Graham Masterton, (electronic resource)

Label
Drought
Title
Drought
Statement of responsibility
Graham Masterton
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What would happen if the water ran out? Ex-Marine Martin Makepeace only learned the truth of the maxim that you don't know what you have until you lose it, the day his wife walked out on him with their two kids. Now, the social worker does his best to take care of those who need it most. But good deeds mean nothing when the water just . . . disappears. It hasn't rained for months, and now, in the height of summer, the taps run dry. And not, as they first suspect, because of a burst water main. In the deprived areas where Martin works, the water's been intentionally cut off. And it's his job, he discovers, to tell the families he cares for not to panic. Martin soon has more problems than lack of water. His daughter is sick with fever. And as riots over bottled water start, Martin's teenage son is framed, and arrested, for a terrible crime. Soon Martin is left with no choice but to take drastic action to save his family, while corrupt politicians try and use the situation to their advantage, with calamitous results . .
Summary
A nationwide drought causes the taps to run dry and ex-marine and social worker Martin Makepeace must take drastic action to protect his family, while corrupt politicians try to use the drought to their advantage
Storyline
Character
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10358491
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Masterton, Graham
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Droughts
  • Environmental disasters
  • Social workers
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Drought, Graham Masterton, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11751523
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781780105482
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11751523
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Drought, Graham Masterton, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11751523
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781780105482
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11751523
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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