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A canticle for leibowitz [electronic resource] : Saint Leibowitz Series, Book 1. Walter M. Miller Jr.

Jr, Walter M. Miller. (Author). Weiner, Tom. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781483053141 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (10 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC, 2011.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Tom Weiner.
Summary, etc.: Winner of the 1961 Hugo Award for Best Novel and widely considered one of the most accomplished, powerful, and enduring classics of modern speculative fiction, Walter M. Miller's A Canticle for Leibowitz is a true landmark of twentieth-century literature—a chilling and still-provocative look at a postapocalyptic future. In a nightmarish, ruined world, slowly awakening to the light after sleeping in darkness, the infantile rediscoveries of science are secretly nourished by cloistered monks dedicated to the study and preservation of the relics and writings of the blessed Saint Isaac Leibowitz. From here the story spans centuries of ignorance, violence, and barbarism, viewing through a sharp, satirical eye the relentless progression of a human race damned by its inherent humanness to recelebrate its grand foibles and repeat its grievous mistakes. Seriously funny, stunning, tragic, eternally fresh, imaginative, and altogether remarkable, A Canticle for Leibowitz...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 308123 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Science Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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