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The Resource Leviathan

Leviathan

Label
Leviathan
Title
Leviathan
Statement of responsibility
Scott Westerfeld
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is the cusp of World War I, and all the European powers are arming up. The Austro-Hungarians and Germans have their Clankers, steam-driven iron machines loaded with guns and ammunition. The British Darwinists employ fabricated animals as their weaponry. The Leviathan is a living airship, the most formidable airbeast in the skies of Europe.Aleksandar Ferdinand, prince of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, is on the run. His own people have turned on him. His title is worthless. All he has is a battle-torn Stormwalker and a loyal crew of men.Deryn Sharp is a commoner, a girl disguised as a boy in the British Air Service. She's a brilliant airman. But her secret is in constant danger of being discovered.With the Great War brewing, Alek's and Deryn's paths cross in the most unexpected way - taking them both aboard the Leviathan on a fantastical, around-the-world adventure. One that will change both their lives forever
Member of
Summary
In an alternate 1914 Europe, fifteen-year-old Austrian Prince Alek, on the run from the Clanker Powers who are attempting to take over the globe using mechanical machinery, forms an uneasy alliance with Deryn who, disguised as a boy to join the British Air Service, is learning to fly genetically-engineered beasts
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Audio
Award
  • ALSC Notable Children's Recording
  • YALSA Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults, 2011.
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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10069705
Cataloging source
BT
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  • Westerfeld, Scott
  • Cumming, Alan
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790
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  • 7
  • 12
PerformerNote
Read by Alan Cumming
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True
Series statement
Leviathan trilogy
Series volume
0001
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  • Science Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
  • Young Adult Fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Leviathan
Instantiates
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
OVERDRIVE:1521531a-a07f-4541-83d4-1e43d774b447
Dimensions
not applicable
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
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True
Isbn
9780743597678
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
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True
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Leviathan
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
OVERDRIVE:1521531a-a07f-4541-83d4-1e43d774b447
Dimensions
not applicable
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780743597678
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
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True
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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