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The Resource The war of the worlds, H.G. Wells ; with an introduction by Orson Scott Card

The war of the worlds, H.G. Wells ; with an introduction by Orson Scott Card

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The war of the worlds
Title
The war of the worlds
Statement of responsibility
H.G. Wells ; with an introduction by Orson Scott Card
Title variation
  • H.G. Wells' The war of the worlds
  • H.G. Wells' War of the worlds
  • H.G.Wells' The worlds in war
  • Invasion
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As life on Mars becomes impossible, Martians and their terrifying machines invade the earth
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Summary
The ultimate tale of Earth's invasion, written by one of the fathers of the science fiction genre. They came from a depleted, dying planet. Their target: the riches of a moist, green Earth. With horrifyingly advanced machines of destruction, they began their inexorable conquest. The war for Earth seemed destined to be ... but was it?
Tone
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070756
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.W4643
LC item number
War 2007
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1160
Literary form
fiction
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Series statement
Scholastic classics
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The war of the worlds, H.G. Wells ; with an introduction by Orson Scott Card
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Copyright
Note
  • Originally published: 1898
  • Includes a study guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book 1: the coming of the martians -- The eve of the war -- The falling star -- On Horsell Commons -- The cylinder opens -- The heat ray -- The heat ray in the Chobham Road -- How I reached home -- Friday night -- The fighting begins -- In the storm -- At the window -- What I saw of the destruction of Weybridge and Shepperton -- How I fell in with the curate -- In London -- What had happened in Surrey -- The exodus from London -- The "thunder child" -- Book 2: the earth under the martians -- Under foot -- What we saw from the ruined house -- The days of imprisonment -- The death of the curate -- The stillness -- The work of fifteen days -- The man on Putney Hill -- Dead London -- Wreckage -- Epilogue
Control code
14339416
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 182 pages
Isbn
9780531169636
Lccn
2006006817
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (PPL)E197F7360A0545B6B0F554897FE80B81
  • (OCoLC)ocm65207010
  • (OCoLC)65207010
Label
The war of the worlds, H.G. Wells ; with an introduction by Orson Scott Card
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published: 1898
  • Includes a study guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book 1: the coming of the martians -- The eve of the war -- The falling star -- On Horsell Commons -- The cylinder opens -- The heat ray -- The heat ray in the Chobham Road -- How I reached home -- Friday night -- The fighting begins -- In the storm -- At the window -- What I saw of the destruction of Weybridge and Shepperton -- How I fell in with the curate -- In London -- What had happened in Surrey -- The exodus from London -- The "thunder child" -- Book 2: the earth under the martians -- Under foot -- What we saw from the ruined house -- The days of imprisonment -- The death of the curate -- The stillness -- The work of fifteen days -- The man on Putney Hill -- Dead London -- Wreckage -- Epilogue
Control code
14339416
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 182 pages
Isbn
9780531169636
Lccn
2006006817
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (PPL)E197F7360A0545B6B0F554897FE80B81
  • (OCoLC)ocm65207010
  • (OCoLC)65207010

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