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The Resource Archangel, Marguerite Reed

Archangel, Marguerite Reed

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Archangel
Title
Archangel
Statement of responsibility
Marguerite Reed
Creator
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Earth is dying, and we have begun the search for a new home. Our hopes are pinned on Ubastis, an untamed paradise at the edge of colonized space. But such an influx of people threatens the planet's unstudied ecosystem-- before these settlers arrive, a tenuous research colony must complete its essential and desperate analysis, lest humanity abandon one planet only to die on another. The Ubasti colonists barely get by on their own. To acquire the tools and supplies they truly need, the colonists are relegated to selling whatever they can to outside investors. For xenobiologist Vashti Loren, this means bringing Offworlders on safari to hunt the specimens she and her fellow biologists so desperately need to study. Haunted by the violent death of her husband, the heroic and celebrated Lasse Undset, Vashti must balance the needs of Ubastis against the swelling crush of would-be settlers. As she negotiates her grief, Vashti struggles in her role as one of the few colonists licensed to carry deadly weapons, just as she struggles with her history of using them. And when she discovers a genetically engineered soldier smuggled onto the surface, Vashti must face the nightmare of her husband's murder all over again. Vashti must protect herself, her daughter, and all of Ubastis as she is forced to draw alliances with old enemies, re-evaluate old friends, and take planet-wide action against those who threaten her world. Vashti stands at the threshold of humanity's greatest hope, and she alone understands the darkness of guarding paradise
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YDXCP
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Reed, Marguerite
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3600
Literary form
novels
Series statement
Chronicles of Ubastis
Series volume
book 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women biologists
  • Extraterrestrial bases
  • Space colonies
  • Life on other planets
  • Grief
Label
Archangel, Marguerite Reed
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First trade paperback Arche Press edition.
Extent
301 pages
Isbn
9781630230111
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn889169151
  • (OCoLC)889169151
Label
Archangel, Marguerite Reed
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First trade paperback Arche Press edition.
Extent
301 pages
Isbn
9781630230111
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn889169151
  • (OCoLC)889169151

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