The Resource Karen Memory, Elizabeth Bear

Karen Memory, Elizabeth Bear

Label
Karen Memory
Title
Karen Memory
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Bear
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Steampunk novel set in Seattle in the late 19th century--an era when the town was called Rapid City, when the parts we now call Seattle Underground were the whole town (and still on the surface), when airships plied the trade routes bringing would-be miners heading up to the gold fields of Alaska, and steam-powered mechanicals stalked the waterfront. Karen is a "soiled dove," a young woman on her own who is making the best of her orphaned state by working in Madame Damnable's high-quality bordello. Through Karen's eyes we get to know the other girls in the house--a resourceful group--and the poor and the powerful of the town. Trouble erupts into her world one night when a badly injured girl arrives at their door, seeking sanctuary, followed by the man who holds her indenture, who has a machine that can take over anyone's mind and control their actions. And as if that wasn't bad enough, the next night brings a body dumped in their rubbish heap--a streetwalker who has been brutally murdered"--
  • A tale set in late nineteenth century steampunk Seattle finds orphaned Karen working in a high-quality bordello, where she confronts a powerful man who owns a dangerous mind-control machine
Assigning source
from publisher's web site
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bear, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.E2475
LC item number
K37 2015b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prostitutes
  • Murder
  • Seattle (Wash.)
Label
Karen Memory, Elizabeth Bear
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
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
ocn879582596
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
350 pages
Isbn
9780765375247
Lccn
2015295717
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)879582596
Label
Karen Memory, Elizabeth Bear
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
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
ocn879582596
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
350 pages
Isbn
9780765375247
Lccn
2015295717
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)879582596

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