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The Resource Xeelee : vengeance, Stephen Baxter

Xeelee : vengeance, Stephen Baxter

Label
Xeelee : vengeance
Title
Xeelee
Title remainder
vengeance
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Baxter
Title variation
Vengeance
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Half a million years in the future, on a dead, war-ravaged world at the centre of the Galaxy, there is a mile-high statue of Michael Poole. Poole, born on Earth in the fourth millennium, was one of mankind's most influential heroes. He was not a warrior, not an emperor. He was an engineer, a builder of wormhole transit systems. But Poole's work would ultimately lead to a vast and destructive conflict, a million-year war between humanity and the enigmatic, powerful aliens known as the Xeelee. The Xeelee won, but at a huge cost. And, defeated in a greater war, the Xeelee eventually fled the universe. Most of them. A handful were left behind, equipped with time travel capabilities, their task to tidy up: to reorder history more to the Xeelee's liking. That million-year war with humankind was one blemish. It had to be erased. And in order to do that, a lone Xeelee was sent back in time to remove Michael Poole from history ..
Cataloging source
ATCDL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baxter, Stephen
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Life on other planets
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Humanity
  • Space warfare
  • Revenge
  • Time travel
  • Science fiction, English
Label
Xeelee : vengeance, Stephen Baxter
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
ocn989689716
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
346 pages
Isbn
9781473217188
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Xeelee : vengeance, Stephen Baxter
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
ocn989689716
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
346 pages
Isbn
9781473217188
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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