The Resource Lexicon, Max Barry

Lexicon, Max Barry

Label
Lexicon
Title
Lexicon
Statement of responsibility
Max Barry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Emily Ruff belongs to a secretive, influential organization whose "poets" can break down individuals by psychographic markers in order to take control of their thoughts. Then she makes a catastrophic mistake and falls in love with Wil Jamieson who holds the key to a secret war between rival factions of "poets." In order to survive, Wil must journey to the toxically decimated town of Broken Hill, Australia, as the world crashes toward a Tower of Babel event which would leave all language meaningless
Summary
Recruited into an exclusive government school where students are taught the science of coercion to support a secretive organization of "poet" world manipulators, orphaned street hustler Emily Ruff becomes the school's most talented prodigy before catastrophically falling in love, while a seemingly innocent young man is rendered a pawn in a dangerous power struggle
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Alex Award, 2014.
  • Aurealis Awards, Best Science Fiction Novel, 2013.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2013.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10181700
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barry, Max
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press Large Print Thriller
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Persuasion (Psychology)
  • Secret societies
  • Linguistics
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
Label
Lexicon, Max Barry
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
621 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410463968
Isbn Type
(hardcover : large print)
Lccn
2013029841
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
ROMANTIC SUSPENSE
System control number
(OCoLC)854285815
Label
Lexicon, Max Barry
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
621 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410463968
Isbn Type
(hardcover : large print)
Lccn
2013029841
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
ROMANTIC SUSPENSE
System control number
(OCoLC)854285815

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