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The everything box, Richard Kadrey

Label
The everything box
Title
The everything box
Statement of responsibility
Richard Kadrey
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Reminiscent of the edgy, offbeat humor of Chris Moore and Matt Ruff, the first entry in a whimsical, fast-paced supernatural series from the New York Times bestselling author of the Sandman Slim novels--a dark and humorous story involving a doomsday gizmo, a horde of baddies determined to possess its power, and a clever thief who must steal it back. again and again. 2000 B.C. A beautiful, ambitious angel stands on a mountaintop, surveying the world and its little inhabitants below. He smiles because soon, the last of humanity who survived the great flood will meet its end, too. And he should know. He's going to play a big part in it. Our angel usually doesn't get to do field work, and if he does well, he's certain he'll get a big promotion. And now it's time.The angel reaches into his pocket for the instrument of humanity's doom. Must be in the other pocket. Then he frantically begins to pat himself down. Dejected, he realizes he has lost the object. Looking over the Earth at all that could have been, the majestic angel utters a single word."Crap." 2015. A thief named Coop--a specialist in purloining magic objects--steals and delivers a small box to the mysterious client who engaged his services. Coop doesn't know that his latest job could be the end of him--and the rest of the world. Suddenly he finds himself in the company of The Department of Peculiar Science, a fearsome enforcement agency that polices the odd and strange. The box isn't just a supernatural heirloom with quaint powers, they tell him. It's a doomsday device. They think.And suddenly, everyone is out to get it"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3561.A3616
LC item number
E94 2016
Literary form
fiction
Label
The everything box, Richard Kadrey
Instantiates
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.
Control code
ocn913332714
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9780062389541
Lccn
2015041562
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)913332714
Label
The everything box, Richard Kadrey
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.
Control code
ocn913332714
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9780062389541
Lccn
2015041562
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)913332714

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