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The Resource The Swarm, Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston

The Swarm, Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston

Label
The Swarm
Title
The Swarm
Statement of responsibility
Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston
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Language
eng
Summary
Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston return to their Ender's Game prequel series with this first volume of an all-new trilogy about the Second Formic War in The Swarm. The first invasion of Earth was beaten back by a coalition of corporate and international military forces, and the Chinese army. China has been devastated by the Formic's initial efforts to eradicate Earth life forms and prepare the ground for their own settlement. The Scouring of China struck fear into the other nations of the planet; that fear blossomed into drastic action when scientists determined that the single ship that wreaked such damage was merely a scout ship. There is a mothership out beyond the Solar System's Kuiper Belt, and it's heading into the system, unstoppable by any weapons that Earth can muster. Earth has been reorganized for defense. There is now a Hegemon, a planetary official responsible for keeping all the formerly warring nations in line. There's a Polemarch, responsible for organizing all the military forces of the planet into the new International Fleet. But there is an enemy within, an enemy as old as human warfare: ambition and politics. Greed and self-interest. Will Bingwen, Mazer Rackam, Victor Delgado and Lem Juke be able to divert those very human enemies in time to create a weapon that can effectively defend humanity in the inexorable Second Formic War?
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CGL
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.A655
LC item number
S93 2016
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Volume one of the Second Formic War
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The Swarm, Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston
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Publication
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
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volume
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rdacarrier.
Content category
text
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rdacontent.
Control code
ocn953833134
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
462 pages
Isbn
9780765375636
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)953833134
Label
The Swarm, Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn953833134
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
462 pages
Isbn
9780765375636
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)953833134

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