The Resource The cityborn, Edward Willett

The cityborn, Edward Willett

Label
The cityborn
Title
The cityborn
Statement of responsibility
Edward Willett
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The metal City towers at the center of the mountain-ringed Heartland, standing astride the deep chasm of the Canyon like a malevolent giant, ruled with an iron fist by the First Officer and his Provosts in the name of the semi-mythical Captain. Within its corroding walls lies a stratified society, where the Officers dwell in luxury on the Twelfth Tier while the poor struggle to survive on the First and Second, and outcasts scrabble and fight for whatever they can find in the Middens, the Citys rubbish heap, filling the Canyon beneath its dripping underbelly. Alania, ward of an Officer, lives on Twelfth. Raised among the privileged class, Alania feels as though she is some sort of pampered prisoner, never permitted to explore the many levels of the City. And certainly not allowed to leave the confines of the City for any reason. She has everything a young woman could want except a loving family and personal freedom. Danyl, raised by a scavenger, knows no home but the Middens. His day-to-day responsibility is to stay alive. His sole ambition is to escape from this subsistence existence and gain entrance to the Cityso near and yet so far out of reachin hopes of a better life. Their two very different worlds collide when Alania, fleeing from an unexpected ambush, plunges from the heights of the City down to the Middens, and into Danyls life. Almost immediately, both of them find themselves pursued by the First Officers Provosts, for reasons they cannot fathombut which they must uncover if they are to survive. The secrets they unlock, as they flee the Canyon and crisscross the Heartland from the Citys farmlands to the mountains of the north and back again, will determine not only their fate, but the fate of the Cityand everyone who lives there"--Google Books
Member of
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Willett, Edward
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.W49115
LC item number
C58 2017
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
DAW book collectors
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social classes
  • Survival
  • Secrecy
  • Interpersonal relations
Label
The cityborn, Edward Willett
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
ocn960493862
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 405 pages
Isbn
9780756411770
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1988971
  • (OCoLC)960493862
Label
The cityborn, Edward Willett
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
ocn960493862
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 405 pages
Isbn
9780756411770
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1988971
  • (OCoLC)960493862

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