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The Resource Childhood's end, Arthur C. Clarke

Childhood's end, Arthur C. Clarke

Label
Childhood's end
Title
Childhood's end
Statement of responsibility
Arthur C. Clarke
Title variation
Childhoods end
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"One of the all-time classics of science fiction features a race of aliens who offers mankind a golden age of peace and prosperity, but at the cost of freedom."--(Baker & Taylor)
Summary
The Overlords appeared suddenly over every city-intellectually, technologically, and militarily superior to humankind. Benevolent, they made few demands: unify earth, eliminate poverty, and end war. With little rebellion, humankind agreed, and a golden age began. But at what cost? With the advent of peace, man ceases to strive for creative greatness, and a malaise settles over the human race...
Theme
Storyline
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
020345
Cataloging source
HCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1917-2008
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clarke, Arthur C.
Index
no index present
Intended audience
990
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
990
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Human-alien encounters
Target audience
adult
Label
Childhood's end, Arthur C. Clarke
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Del Rey book"--T.p. verso
  • This edition, with forward and new first chapter by the author, first published 1990 by Pan Books Ltd
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
20422265
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
viii, 212 pages
Isbn
9780345347954
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)36566890
Label
Childhood's end, Arthur C. Clarke
Publication
Note
  • "A Del Rey book"--T.p. verso
  • This edition, with forward and new first chapter by the author, first published 1990 by Pan Books Ltd
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
20422265
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
viii, 212 pages
Isbn
9780345347954
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)36566890

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