The Resource The bees, Laline Paull

The bees, Laline Paull

Label
The bees
Title
The bees
Statement of responsibility
Laline Paull
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Flora 717 is a sanitation worker, a member of the lowest caste in her orchard hive where work and sacrifice are the highest virtues and worship of the beloved Queen the only religion. But Flora is not like other bees. With circumstances threatening the hive's survival, her curiosity is regarded as a dangerous flaw but her courage and strength are an asset. She is allowed to feed the newborns in the royal nursery and then to become a forager, flying alone and free to collect pollen. She also finds her way into the Queen's inner sanctum, where she discovers mysteries about the hive that are both profound and ominous. But when Flora breaks the most sacred law of all -- daring to challenge the Queen's fertility -- enemies abound, from the fearsome fertility police who enforce the strict social hierarchy to the high priestesses jealously wedded to power. Her deepest instincts to serve and sacrifice are now overshadowed by an even deeper desire, a fierce maternal love that will bring her into conflict with her conscience, her heart, her society -- and lead her to unthinkable deeds
Member of
Summary
A member of the lowest caste in her orchard hive, Flora 717, due to her courage and strength, finds her way into the Queen's inner sanctum where she discovers secrets about the hive that cause her to challenge authority and perform unthinkable acts
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10304585
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Paull, Laline
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press Large Print Core
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bees
  • Beehives
  • Government, Resistance to
  • Queens
  • Survival
  • Bees
  • Dystopias
  • Beehives
  • Bees
  • Dystopias
  • Government, Resistance to
  • Large type books
  • Queens
  • Survival
Target audience
adult
Label
The bees, Laline Paull
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn880122320
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large Print edition.
Extent
491 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410472083
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2014018156
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)880122320
Label
The bees, Laline Paull
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn880122320
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large Print edition.
Extent
491 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410472083
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2014018156
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)880122320

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