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The water knife, Paolo Bacigalupi

Label
The water knife
Title
The water knife
Statement of responsibility
Paolo Bacigalupi
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The American Southwest has been decimated by drought. Nevada and Arizona skirmish over dwindling shares of the Colorado River, while California watches, deciding if it should just take the whole river all for itself. Into the fray steps Las Vegas water knife Angel Velasquez. Detective, assassin, and spy, Angel “cuts” water for the Southern Nevada Water Authority and its boss, Catherine Case, ensuring that her lush, luxurious arcology developments can bloom in the desert and that anyone who challenges her is left in the gutted-suburban dust. When rumors of a game-changing water source surface in Phoenix, Angel is sent to investigate. With a wallet full of identities and a tricked-out Tesla, Angel arrows south, hunting for answers that seem to evaporate as the heat index soars and the landscape becomes more and more oppressive. There, Angel encounters Lucy Monroe, a hardened journalist, who knows far more about Phoenix?s water secrets than she admits, and Maria Villarosa, a young Texas migrant, who dreams of escaping north to those places where water still falls from the sky. As bodies begin to pile up and bullets start flying, the three find themselves pawns in a game far bigger, more corrupt, and dirtier than any of them could have imagined. With Phoenix teetering on the verge of collapse and time running out for Angel, Lucy, and Maria, their only hope for survival rests in one another?s hands. But when water is more valuable than gold, alliances shift like sand, and the only truth in the desert is that someone will have to bleed if anyone hopes to drink
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bacigalupi, Paolo
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.A3447
LC item number
W38 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Droughts
  • Water rights
  • Droughts
  • Water rights
Label
The water knife, Paolo Bacigalupi
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
371 pages
Isbn
9780804171533
Isbn Type
(trade pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015001576
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn900869568
Label
The water knife, Paolo Bacigalupi
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
371 pages
Isbn
9780804171533
Isbn Type
(trade pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015001576
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn900869568

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