The Resource The moon is a harsh mistress, Robert A. Heinlein, (electronic resource)

The moon is a harsh mistress, Robert A. Heinlein, (electronic resource)

Label
The moon is a harsh mistress
Title
The moon is a harsh mistress
Statement of responsibility
Robert A. Heinlein
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Winner of the 1967 Hugo award, this novel marked Heinlein's partial return to his best form. He draws many historical parallels with the War of Independence and clearly shows his own libertarian political views. In what is considered one of his most hair-raising, thought-provoking, and outrageous adventures, the master of modern science fiction tells the strange story of an even stranger world, twenty-first-century Luna, a harsh penal colony where a revolt is plotted between a bashful computer and a ragtag collection of maverick humans, a revolt that goes beautifully until the inevitable happens. But the problem with the inevitable is that it always happens
Summary
The moon, 2075. Working to produce wheat for earth, lunar residents live like sharecroppers, kept prisoners of the mother planet by a tight web of control. A small group of dissidents are planning a revolution that will change this relationship forever
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technical information on music
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10135991
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1907-1988
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Heinlein, Robert A.
Dewey number
813.54
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Lloyd James
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  • James, Lloyd
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True
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Imaginary wars and battles
Target audience
adult
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Label
The moon is a harsh mistress, Robert A. Heinlein, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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Control code
MWT10027269
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (14hr., 30 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781483064567
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT10027269
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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Label
The moon is a harsh mistress, Robert A. Heinlein, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10027269
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (14hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483064567
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
MWT10027269
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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