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The Resource The beast of Cretacea, Todd Strasser

The beast of Cretacea, Todd Strasser

Label
The beast of Cretacea
Title
The beast of Cretacea
Statement of responsibility
Todd Strasser
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Aboard the Pequod, seventeen-year-old Ishmael arrives on the planet Cretacea to hunt down great ocean-dwelling beasts to harvest and send back to the resource-depleted Earth. But the ship's captain, Ahab, who lost his leg to the Great Terrafin years ago, is obsessed with hunting down the beast. The classic tale of Moby Dick as set in the future
Summary
A futuristic reimagining of "Moby Dick" finds young Ishmael awakening aboard a ship on an unpolluted faraway planet where he harvests resources for a depleted Earth before witnessing his captain's growing obsession with a great sea creature
Storyline
Tone
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10449764
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Strasser, Todd
Index
no index present
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810
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1819-1891
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Melville, Herman
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Life on other planets
  • Teenage boys
  • Ship captains
  • Marine animals
  • Revenge
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The beast of Cretacea, Todd Strasser
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
Control code
000055494642
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
414 pages
Isbn
9780763669010
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)900179974
Label
The beast of Cretacea, Todd Strasser
Publication
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
000055494642
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
414 pages
Isbn
9780763669010
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)900179974

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