The Resource Falling Torch, Algis Budrys, (electronic resource)

Falling Torch, Algis Budrys, (electronic resource)

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Falling Torch
Title
Falling Torch
Statement of responsibility
Algis Budrys
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Language
eng
Summary
Twenty years after Earth is conquered by invaders from space, the exiled US government has a chance to reclaim their lost planet 2513 AD. For the past generation, since Earth was taken over by the Invaders, the US president and his cabinet have lived in exile on a planet in orbit around faraway Alpha Centauri. The Centaurian colony has become the center of the human race, reducing Earth to a backwater region in a sprawling foreign domain. But the banished American leaders still have a powerful yearning to return home. Now, President Ralph Wireman and his government finally have the financial aid and weaponry needed to retake their native planet. Wireman{u2019}s son, Michael, is parachuted to Earth as a Free Terrestrial, where the military-trained warrior is thrust into battle not between human and alien, but among factions of outlaw earthlings who demand nothing less than his total surrender. A novel about war, politics, and assimilation, Falling Torch also presents an incisive portrait of one man{u2019}s aspirations of greatness and leadership
Cataloging source
CtWfDGI
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.U348
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adult
Falling Torch, Algis Budrys, (electronic resource)
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Falling Torch, Algis Budrys, (electronic resource)
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
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Extent
1 online resource (307 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access limited to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781497653085
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other control number
9781497653085
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System details
System requirements: Adobe Digital editions

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