The Resource Orbital decay, Allen Steele, (electronic resource)

Orbital decay, Allen Steele, (electronic resource)

Label
Orbital decay
Title
Orbital decay
Statement of responsibility
Allen Steele
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Winner of the Locus Award for Best First Novel: At work aboard a battered space station, a team of blue-collar laborers stumbles upon a surveillance plot of unprecedented scope Popeye Hooker knows that space isn't all it's cracked up to be. A former fisherman who takes a job building low orbital stations to escape a failed relationship, he finds that in space, construction work is still a grind. And when they aren't building the space stations that will usher humanity into the stars, Sam Sloane and the rest of the beamjacks get high, blast the Grateful Dead, and stare through telescopes at the world they left behind. But life in orbit is about to get much more interesting. Nestled among the life support equipment that keeps them alive and the entertainment systems that keep them happy, the beamjacks find something astonishing. Turns out, their home isn't just a space station-it's a giant antenna designed to spy on every inhabitant of Earth. It's the greatest privacy invasion ever perpetrated, and the beamjacks won't stand for it. They may not be pioneers, but these roughnecks are about to become revolutionaries
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Steele, Allen M
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
hoopla digital
Series statement
The near-space series
Series volume
bk. 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Space stations
  • Electronic books
  • Outer space
Target audience
adult
Label
Orbital decay, Allen Steele, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11561211
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11561211
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11561211
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Orbital decay, Allen Steele, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11561211
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11561211
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11561211
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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