The Resource Altered carbon, Richard K. Morgan

Altered carbon, Richard K. Morgan

Label
Altered carbon
Title
Altered carbon
Statement of responsibility
Richard K. Morgan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the twenty-fifth century, humankind has spread throughout the galaxy, monitored by the watchful eye of the U.N. While divisions in race, religion, and class still exist, advances in technology have redefined life itself. Now, assuming one can afford the expensive procedure, a person's consciousness can be stored in a cortical stack at the base of the brain and easily downloaded into a new body (or "sleeve") making death nothing more than a minor blip on a screen. Ex-U.N. envoy Takeshi Kovacs has been killed before, but his last death was particularly painful. Dispatched one hundred eighty light-years from home, re-sleeved into a body in Bay City (formerly San Francisco, now with a rusted, dilapidated Golden Gate Bridge), Kovacs is thrown into the dark heart of a shady, far-reaching conspiracy that is vicious even by the standards of a society that treats "existence" as something that can be bought and sold
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morgan, Richard K.
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.O748
LC item number
A78 2018
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Consciousness
  • Conspiracies
  • Private investigators
  • Soldiers of fortune
  • Rich people
  • Murder
  • Interstellar travel
  • Nanotechnology
  • Genetic engineering
  • Immortalism
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
Label
Altered carbon, Richard K. Morgan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Takeshi Kovacs novels"
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
on1022978497
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Del Rey trade paperback edition.
Extent
501 pages
Isbn
9781524798819
Lccn
2017478934
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1022978497
Label
Altered carbon, Richard K. Morgan
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Takeshi Kovacs novels"
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
on1022978497
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Del Rey trade paperback edition.
Extent
501 pages
Isbn
9781524798819
Lccn
2017478934
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1022978497

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