The Resource The bees, by Laline Paull

The bees, by Laline Paull

Label
The bees
Title
The bees
Statement of responsibility
by Laline Paull
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Accept. Obey. Serve. Flora 717 is a member of the lowest caste in her orchard hive. Work and sacrifice are the highest virtues and worship of the beloved Queen the only religion. But Flora is not like other bees. With circumstances threatening the hive's survival, she is allowed to feed the newborns in the royal nursery and then to become a forager, flying alone and free to collect pollen. When Flora dares to challenge the Queen's fertility, she comes into conflict with her conscience, her heart, her society-- and is led to unthinkable deeds
Member of
Summary
A member of the lowest caste in her orchard hive, Flora 717, due to her courage and strength, finds her way into the Queen's inner sanctum where she discovers secrets about the hive that cause her to challenge authority and perform unthinkable acts
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10304585
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Paull, Laline
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press Large Print Core
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bees
  • Beehives
  • Queens
  • Survival
  • Abnormalities, Human
  • Government, Resistance to
  • Dystopias
Target audience
adult
Label
The bees, by Laline Paull
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
491 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410472083
Isbn Type
(hardcover : large print)
Lccn
2014018156
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)880122320
Label
The bees, by Laline Paull
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
491 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410472083
Isbn Type
(hardcover : large print)
Lccn
2014018156
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)880122320

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