The Resource The Listeners, Harrison Demchick, (electronic resource)

The Listeners, Harrison Demchick, (electronic resource)

Label
The Listeners
Title
The Listeners
Statement of responsibility
Harrison Demchick
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Language
eng
Summary
Before the plague, and the quarantine, fourteen-year-old Daniel Raymond had only heard of the Listeners. They were a gang, or at least that's what his best friend Katie's police officer father had said. They were criminals, thieves, monsters - deadly men clearly identifiable by the removal of their right ears. That's what Daniel had heard. But he didn't know. He didn't know much in those early days. He didn't know how the plague began, but then, no one did. The doctors and emergency medical personnel said it was airborne, and highly contagious. They said those infected became distorted both inside and out, and very, very dangerous. Then the helicopters came and took the doctors away, and no one said much of anything after that. Except the police officers. They said they'd provide food and order, in exchange for guns and, ultimately, anything else they felt like taking. Daniel's mother went out for toilet paper. She never came back. He hasn't heard from Katie since the phones went dead. And with his real family gone and surrogate family unreachable, Daniel, scared and alone, has nothing except the walls of his apartment, the window shattered, the poisonous air seeping in. That's when the Listeners arrive. Derek, the one-eared man with the big, soulful eyes, promises protection, and hope, and the choice not to sit alone and wait to die in some horrific way. He offers a brotherhood under the watch of their leader, the prophet Adam. He offers a place in the world to come. A harrowing work of literary horror, The Listeners, Harrison Demchick's electrifying debut, is a dark and terrifying journey into loneliness, desperation, and the devastating experience of one young boy in a world gone mad
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10161190
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Demchick, Harrison
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Survival
  • Zombies
  • Horror tales
Target audience
adult
Label
The Listeners, Harrison Demchick, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11496445
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781610880848
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11496445
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Listeners, Harrison Demchick, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11496445
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781610880848
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11496445
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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