The Resource Dear cyborgs : a novel, Eugene Lim

Dear cyborgs : a novel, Eugene Lim

Label
Dear cyborgs : a novel
Title
Dear cyborgs
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Eugene Lim
Creator
Contributor
Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A fractal fable about the possibility and power of protest as told by three superheroes on their lunch break In 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. "--
  • "A genre-bending novel told through the witty dialogues of three superheroes in their down time discussing their origin stories and moments of protest against body and state, ultimately weaving an intimate path through notions of art, money, resistance, and friendship"--
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technical information on music
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TLC
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Lim, Eugene
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3612.I46
LC item number
D43 2017
Music parts
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PerformerNote
Read by Feodor Chin
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OverDrive, Inc
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  • Superheroes
  • Storytelling
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Political
Transposition and arrangement
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Label
Dear cyborgs : a novel, Eugene Lim
Link
http://downloadmedia.denverlibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=FCAB63C5-9F87-41E1-B86D-4D1942D17788
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Publication
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Electronic audio file
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
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781470862626
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
FCAB63C5-9F87-41E1-B86D-4D1942D17788
System control number
(TLC)erc0000550548
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Label
Dear cyborgs : a novel, Eugene Lim
Link
http://downloadmedia.denverlibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=FCAB63C5-9F87-41E1-B86D-4D1942D17788
Publication
Note
Electronic audio file
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
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781470862626
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
FCAB63C5-9F87-41E1-B86D-4D1942D17788
System control number
(TLC)erc0000550548
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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