The Resource Dune, Frank Herbert, (electronic resource)

Dune, Frank Herbert, (electronic resource)

Label
Dune
Title
Dune
Statement of responsibility
Frank Herbert
Creator
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This Hugo and Nebula Award winner tells the sweeping tale of a desert planet called Arrakis, the focus of an intricate power struggle in a byzantine interstellar empire. Arrakis is the sole source of Melange, the "spice of spices." Melange is necessary for interstellar travel and grants psychic powers and longevity, so whoever controls it wields great influence. The troubles begin when stewardship of Arrakis is transferred by the Emperor from the Harkonnen Noble House to House Atreides. The Harkonnens don't want to give up their privilege, though, and through sabotage and treachery they cast young Duke Paul Atreides out into the planet's harsh environment to die. There he falls in with the Fremen, a tribe of desert dwellers who become the basis of the army with which he will reclaim what's rightfully his. Paul Atreides, though, is far more than just a usurped duke. He might be the end product of a very long-term genetic experiment designed to breed a super human; he might be a messiah. His struggle is at the center of a nexus of powerful people and events, and the repercussions will be felt throughout the Imperium. Dune is one of the most famous science fiction novels ever written, and deservedly so. The setting is elaborate and ornate, the plot labyrinthine, the adventures exciting
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
813.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3558.E63
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
juvenile
Dune, Frank Herbert, (electronic resource)
Label
Dune, Frank Herbert, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/tulsa-document_id-a1bn689
Publication
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Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
Vol. 1: Dune -- Muad'dib -- The prophet
Control code
sky258215689
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Dimensions
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/discovery_link
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Edition
Special twenty-fifth anniversary edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9781101658055
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
a1bn689
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB
  • Requires 3M Cloud Library (file size: 2.4 MB)

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