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The Resource The sparrow, Mary Doria Russell

The sparrow, Mary Doria Russell

Label
The sparrow
Title
The sparrow
Statement of responsibility
Mary Doria Russell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Jesuit leads an expedition to investigate singing emanating from a planet. So are discovered the Runa, intelligent beings, but undernourished. The explorers fix that and a population explosion follows, attracting space-age cannibals who start eating them. The explorers are killed, except for the Jesuit who tells the tale
Member of
Summary
The sole survivor of a crew sent to explore a new planet, Jesuit priest Emilio Sandoz discovers an alien civilization that raises questions about the very essence of humanity, an encounter that leads Sandoz to a public inquisition and the destruction of his faith
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Arthur C. Clarke Award, 1998.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1996.
  • BSFA Award for Best Novel, 1997.
  • James Tiptree, Jr. Award, 1996.
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
053469
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3568.U76678
LC item number
S63 1996
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Sparrow novels (Mary Doria Russell)
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
Label
The sparrow, Mary Doria Russell
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
78803
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
408 p.
Isbn
9780679451501
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
96011180
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm34281380
  • (OCoLC)34281380
Label
The sparrow, Mary Doria Russell
Link
Publication
Control code
78803
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
408 p.
Isbn
9780679451501
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
96011180
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm34281380
  • (OCoLC)34281380

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