skip to content
A world of difference Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

A world of difference

Author: Harry Turtledove
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
When the Viking lander on the planet Minerva was destroyed, sending back one last photo of a strange alien being, scientists on Earth were flabbergasted. And so a joint investigation was launched by the United States and the Soviet Union, the first long-distance manned space mission, and a symbol of the new peace between the two great rivals. Humankind's first close encounter with extraterrestrials would be history  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Science fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Turtledove, Harry.
World of difference.
New York : Ballantine Books, ©1990
(DLC) 89092440
(OCoLC)21509455
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Turtledove
ISBN: 9780307792334 0307792331
OCLC Number: 776223318
Notes: "A Del Rey book."
Description: 1 online resource (308 pages)
Responsibility: Harry Turtledove.

Abstract:

When the Viking lander on the planet Minerva was destroyed, sending back one last photo of a strange alien being, scientists on Earth were flabbergasted. And so a joint investigation was launched by the United States and the Soviet Union, the first long-distance manned space mission, and a symbol of the new peace between the two great rivals. Humankind's first close encounter with extraterrestrials would be history in the making, and the two teams were schooled in diplomacy as well as in science. But nothing prepared them for alien war--especially when the Americans and the Soviets found themselves on opposite sides ...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/776223318> # A world of difference
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "776223318" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    rdfs:comment "Warning: This malformed URI has been treated as a string - 'http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/0111-1/{F0B4CE31-8DCD-44E2-81C9-7F13BF92E036}Img100.jpg'" ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/22965857#Topic/human_alien_encounters> ; # Human-alien encounters
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/963475> ; # Human-alien encounters
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/22965857#Topic/adventure> ; # Adventure
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/22965857#Topic/fiction_general> ; # FICTION--General
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/813.54/e22/> ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "1990" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/104636300> ; # Harry Turtledove
    schema:datePublished "1990" ;
    schema:description "When the Viking lander on the planet Minerva was destroyed, sending back one last photo of a strange alien being, scientists on Earth were flabbergasted. And so a joint investigation was launched by the United States and the Soviet Union, the first long-distance manned space mission, and a symbol of the new peace between the two great rivals. Humankind's first close encounter with extraterrestrials would be history in the making, and the two teams were schooled in diplomacy as well as in science. But nothing prepared them for alien war--especially when the Americans and the Soviets found themselves on opposite sides ..."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/22965857> ;
    schema:genre "Science fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/21509455> ;
    schema:name "A world of difference"@en ;
    schema:productID "776223318" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/776223318#PublicationEvent/new_york_ballantine_books_1990> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/22965857#Agent/ballantine_books> ; # Ballantine Books
    schema:url <https://www.overdrive.com/search?q=F0B4CE31-8DCD-44E2-81C9-7F13BF92E036> ;
    schema:url <http://rbdigital.oneclickdigital.com> ;
    schema:url <https://hclib.overdrive.com/media/F0B4CE31-8DCD-44E2-81C9-7F13BF92E036> ;
    schema:url <https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=F0B4CE31-8DCD-44E2-81C9-7F13BF92E036&.epub-sample.overdrive.com> ;
    schema:url <http://spl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=F0B4CE31-8DCD-44E2-81C9-7F13BF92E036> ;
    schema:url <http://listenalaska.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=F0B4CE31-8DCD-44E2-81C9-7F13BF92E036> ;
    schema:url <http://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-410/0111-1/F0B/4CE/31/WorldofDifference9780307792334.epub> ;
    schema:url <http://ebooks.kcls.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=F0B4CE31-8DCD-44E2-81C9-7F13BF92E036> ;
    schema:url "http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/0111-1/{F0B4CE31-8DCD-44E2-81C9-7F13BF92E036}Img100.jpg" ;
    schema:url <http://ebook.3m.com/delivery/img?type=DOCUMENTIMAGE&documentID=vvkr9&token=nobody> ;
    schema:url <http://www.mymediamall.net/ContentDetails.htm?ID=F0B4CE31-8DCD-44E2-81C9-7F13BF92E036> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=732571> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780307792334> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/776223318> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/22965857#Agent/ballantine_books> # Ballantine Books
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Ballantine Books" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/22965857#Topic/fiction_general> # FICTION--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "FICTION--General"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/963475> # Human-alien encounters
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Human-alien encounters"@en ;
    .

<http://listenalaska.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=F0B4CE31-8DCD-44E2-81C9-7F13BF92E036>
    rdfs:comment "This item is available as a downloadable title for registered borrowers of participating ListenAlaska libraries. Click here for access and availability" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/104636300> # Harry Turtledove
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Turtledove" ;
    schema:givenName "Harry" ;
    schema:name "Harry Turtledove" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780307792334>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0307792331" ;
    schema:isbn "9780307792334" ;
    .

<http://www.mymediamall.net/ContentDetails.htm?ID=F0B4CE31-8DCD-44E2-81C9-7F13BF92E036>
    rdfs:comment "A Digital Book accessible through the World Wide Web; Click here for information" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/21509455>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "World of difference." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/776223318> ; # A world of difference
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.