The Resource Perihelion summer, Greg Egan

Perihelion summer, Greg Egan

Label
Perihelion summer
Title
Perihelion summer
Statement of responsibility
Greg Egan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Taraxippus is coming: a black hole one tenth the mass of the sun is about to enter the solar system. Matt and his friends are taking no chances. They board a mobile aquaculture rig, the Mandjet, self-sustaining in food, power and fresh water, and decide to sit out the encounter off-shore. As Taraxippus draws nearer, new observations throw the original predictions for its trajectory into doubt, and by the time it leaves the solar system, the conditions of life across the globe will be changed forever
Summary
Taraxippus is coming: a black hole one tenth the mass of the sun is about to enter the solar system. By the time it leaves, the conditions of life across the globe will be changed forever
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10776757
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Egan, Greg
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australian fiction
  • Black holes (Astronomy)
  • Aquaculture stations
  • Climatic changes
  • Solar system
Target audience
adult
Label
Perihelion summer, Greg Egan
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
215 pages
Isbn
9781250313782
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Perihelion summer, Greg Egan
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
215 pages
Isbn
9781250313782
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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