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The Resource Ship breaker, Paolo Bacigalupi

Ship breaker, Paolo Bacigalupi

Label
Ship breaker
Title
Ship breaker
Statement of responsibility
Paolo Bacigalupi
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In America's Gulf Coast region, where grounded oil tankers are being broken down for parts, Nailer works the light crew, scavenging for copper wiring just to make quota and hopefully live to see another day. But when, by luck or chance, he discovers an exquisite clipper ship beached during a recent hurricane, Nailer faces the most important decision of his life: strip the ship for all it's worth or rescue its lone survivor, a beautiful and wealthy girl who could lead him to a better life
Member of
Summary
In a futuristic world, teenaged Nailer scavenges copper wiring from grounded oil tankers for a living, but when he finds a beached clipper ship with a girl in the wreckage, he has to decide if he should strip the ship for its wealth or rescue the girl
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Audio
Awards note
  • Michael L. Printz Award, 2011
  • National Book Award finalist, 2010
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10039796
Cataloging source
TEFMT
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Bacigalupi, Paolo
Dewey number
[Fic]
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Intended audience
Ages 12+
LC call number
PZ7.B132185
LC item number
Sh 2010ab
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690
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Joshua Swanson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Swanson, Joshua
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True
Series statement
Brilliance Audio on compact disc
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  • Conduct of life
  • Recycling (Waste, etc.)
  • Conduct of life
  • Recycling (Waste)
  • Science fiction
  • Conduct of life
  • Recycling (Waste, etc.)
Target audience
adolescent
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Ship breaker, Paolo Bacigalupi
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Duration: 9:11:00
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn671500029
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
8 audio discs (9 hr., 11 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781441883469
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
BN205
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)671500029
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Ship breaker, Paolo Bacigalupi
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Duration: 9:11:00
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn671500029
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
8 audio discs (9 hr., 11 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781441883469
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
BN205
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)671500029
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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