The Resource Dear cyborgs, Eugene Lim, (downloadable audiobook.)

Dear cyborgs, Eugene Lim, (downloadable audiobook.)

Label
Dear cyborgs
Title
Dear cyborgs
Statement of responsibility
Eugene Lim
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A fractal fable about the possibility and power of protest as told by three superheroes on their lunch breakIn a small Midwestern town, two Asian American boys bond over their outcast status and a mutual love of comic books. Meanwhile, in an alternative or perhaps future universe, a team of superheroes ponders modern society during their time off. Between black-ops missions and rescuing hostages, they swap stories of artistic malaise and muse on the seemingly inescapable grip of market economics.Gleefully toying with the conventions of the novel, Dear Cyborgs weaves together the story of a friendship's dissolution with a provocative and lively meditation on protest. Through a series of linked monologues, a surprising cast of characters explores narratives of resistance-protest art, eco-terrorists, Occupy squatters, pyromaniacal militants-and the extent to which any of these can truly withstand the pragmatic demands of contemporary capitalism. All the while, a mysterious cybernetic book of clairvoyance beckons, and trusted allies start to disappear.Playfully blending comic-book villains with cultural critiques, Eugene Lim's Dear Cyborgs is a fleet-footed literary exploration of power, friendship, and creativity that recalls authors like Tom McCarthy and Valeria Luiselli. Ambitious and knowing, it braids together hard-boiled detective pulps, subversive philosophy, and Hollywood chase scenes, unfolding like the composites and revelations of a dream
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lim, Eugene
PerformerNote
Narrator: Feodor Chin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Chin, Feodor
  • OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
Dear cyborgs, Eugene Lim, (downloadable audiobook.)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=3117463
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
FCAB63C5-9F87-41E1-B86D-4D1942D17788
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781470862626
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
FCAB63C5-9F87-41E1-B86D-4D1942D17788
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Dear cyborgs, Eugene Lim, (downloadable audiobook.)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=3117463
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
FCAB63C5-9F87-41E1-B86D-4D1942D17788
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781470862626
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
FCAB63C5-9F87-41E1-B86D-4D1942D17788
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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