The Resource The Orion plan, Mark Alpert

The Orion plan, Mark Alpert

Label
The Orion plan
Title
The Orion plan
Statement of responsibility
Mark Alpert
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Scientists thought we were safe from invasion. The distance between stars is so great that it seemed impossible for even the most advanced civilizations to send a large spaceship from one star system to another. But now, a species--a planet--other than our own has found a way. An unassuming probe from another star system lands in an empty corner of New York City and drills into the ground underneath, drawing electricity from the power lines to jumpstart its automated expansion. When it's discovered, it injects nanodevices into those people unlucky enough to come near it. The devices migrate to the brains of the victims and influence their behavior, forcing them to perform tasks that will assist the probe as it prepares for an alien colonization. When the government proves slow to react, a NASA scientist realizes he must lead the effort to stop the probe before it becomes too powerful. A story of first contact with an alien intelligence far beyond what we can imagine"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alpert, Mark
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Extraterrestrial beings
  • Life on other planets
  • Brainwashing
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The Orion plan, Mark Alpert
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Thomas Dunne Books."
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
322 p.
Isbn
9781250065414
Lccn
2015039016
System control number
  • oka01943873
  • 272943
Label
The Orion plan, Mark Alpert
Publication
Note
"Thomas Dunne Books."
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
322 p.
Isbn
9781250065414
Lccn
2015039016
System control number
  • oka01943873
  • 272943

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