Trade Ed. Oasis Audio 2012
CD ISBN 9781613750797 $25.99 Seven CDs
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Library Ed. Oasis Audio 2012
CD ISBN 9781609814250 $25.99 Seven CDs
Adam Verner delivers an adventure story set in the 22nd century, when humankind moves into the final frontier. Fossil fuels are depleted, so corporations are surface mining the moon, specifically for Helium-3. Sixteen-year-old miner and tinkerer Crater Trueblood is an orphan who works in the Moontown mining camp. Verner nimbly uses his voice to make Crater and those involved in his escapades instantly recognizable. In particular, Crater has a complex relationship with his sidekick, a gillie—a synthetic, semi-sentient life-form and smartphone rolled into one. Through his varied tone Verner consistently maintains the aura of uneasiness that is part of living in an environment in which one must constantly think about life-support systems. S.C.A. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2012]
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