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The Resource Armada : a novel, Ernest Cline

Armada : a novel, Ernest Cline

Label
Armada : a novel
Title
Armada
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Ernest Cline
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"THE NEW NOVEL FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF READY PLAYER ONE It's just another day of high school for Zack Lightman. He's daydreaming through another boring math class, with just one more month to go until graduation and freedom--if he can make it that long without getting suspended again. Then he glances out his classroom window and spots the flying saucer. At first, Zack thinks he's going crazy. A minute later, he's sure of it. Because the UFO he's staring at is straight out of the videogame he plays every night, a hugely popular online flight simulator called Armada--in which gamers just happen to be protecting the earth from alien invaders. But what Zack's seeing is all too real. And his skills--as well as those of millions of gamers across the world--are going to be needed to save the earth from what's about to befall it. Yet even as he and his new comrades scramble to prepare for the alien onslaught, Zack can't help thinking of all the science-fiction books, TV shows, and movies he grew up reading and watching, and wonder: Doesn't something about this scenario seem a little too... familiar? Armada is at once a rollicking, surprising thriller, a classic coming of age adventure, and an alien-invasion tale like nothing you've ever read before--one whose every page is infused with author Ernest Cline's trademark pop-culture savvy"--
Summary
Struggling to complete his final month of high school only to glimpse a UFO that exactly resembles an enemy ship from his favorite video game, Zack questions his sanity before becoming one of millions of gamers tasked with protecting the Earth during an alien invasion
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2015.
  • Golden Duck Awards, Hal Clement Award for Young Adult, 2016.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10416120
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cline, Ernest
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3603.L548
LC item number
A89 2015
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1110
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • High school students
  • Human-alien encounters
  • FICTION / Science Fiction / Adventure
  • FICTION / Science Fiction / Space Opera
  • FICTION / Thrillers
  • High school students
  • Human-alien encounters
Target audience
adult
Label
Armada : a novel, Ernest Cline
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
355 pages
Isbn
9780804137256
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015009421
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)903634672
Label
Armada : a novel, Ernest Cline
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
355 pages
Isbn
9780804137256
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015009421
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)903634672

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