The Resource Animal envy : a fable, Ralph Nader

Animal envy : a fable, Ralph Nader

Label
Animal envy : a fable
Title
Animal envy
Title remainder
a fable
Statement of responsibility
Ralph Nader
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"What would animals tell us--about themselves, about us--if there were a common language among all animal species? A bracingly simple idea, one that has been used before in books like George Orwell's Animal Farm and E.B. White's Charlotte's Web among others, but never like this. In Animal Envy, Ralph Nader proposes, quite plausibly, that a programmer has created a "digital translation" app whereby animals of different species, from insects to whales, can speak to one another, and through a "hyper-advanced converter" these animals can then also speak, both collectively and individually, to humans. It is decided that there will be a global assembly. It will be called "The Great Talkout." Humans are persuaded to reserve 100 hours of network coverage so The Great Talkout may begin and will be viewed by humans everywhere, in all human languages, as well as all animal languages. The novel that ensues is part parable, part contemporary politics, and part animal lore, deeply felt and powerfully informed. Just as he did when he wrote Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us, Nader shows here that his visionary genius knows no limits" --Publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nader, Ralph
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3614.A38
LC item number
A85 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human-animal communication
  • Human-animal relationships
Target audience
adult
Label
Animal envy : a fable, Ralph Nader
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
A Seven Stories Press first edition.
Extent
217 pages
Isbn
9781609807528
Lccn
2016017520
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)942838439
  • 1526279
  • (OCoLC)ocn942838439
  • 1526279
Label
Animal envy : a fable, Ralph Nader
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
A Seven Stories Press first edition.
Extent
217 pages
Isbn
9781609807528
Lccn
2016017520
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)942838439
  • 1526279
  • (OCoLC)ocn942838439
  • 1526279

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