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The Resource Albert of Adelaide : a novel, Howard L. Anderson

Albert of Adelaide : a novel, Howard L. Anderson

Label
Albert of Adelaide : a novel
Title
Albert of Adelaide
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Howard L. Anderson
Title variation
Albert of Adelaide
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Having escaped from Australia's Adelaide Zoo, an orphaned platypus named Albert embarks on a journey through the outback in search of "Old Australia," a rumored land of liberty, promise, and peace. What he will find there, however, away from the safe confinement of his enclosure for the first time since his earliest memories, proves to be a good deal more than he anticipated. Alone in the outback, with an empty soft drink bottle as his sole possession, Albert stumbles upon pyromaniacal wombat Jack, and together they spend a night drinking and gambling in Ponsby Station, a rough-and-tumble mining town. Accused of burning down the local mercantile, the duo flees into menacing dingo territory and quickly go their separate ways-Albert to pursue his destiny in the wastelands, Jack to reconcile his past. Encountering a motley assortment of characters along the way-a pair of invariably drunk bandicoots, a militia of kangaroos, hordes of the mercurial dingoes, and a former prize-fighting Tasmanian devil-our unlikely hero will discover a strength and skill for survival he never suspected he possessed."--Dust jacket
Summary
After escaping from Australia's Adelaide Zoo, a duck-billed platypus encounters a number of Australian animals, including a pyromaniac wombat, drunk bandicoots, and a wrestling Tasmanian devil as he embarks on a journey through the outback searching for liberty and peace
Pace
Tone
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10120083
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Anderson, Howard
Dewey number
813.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Platypus
  • Zoo animals
  • Survival
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
Label
Albert of Adelaide : a novel, Howard L. Anderson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19756359
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 225 pages
Isbn
9781455509621
Lccn
2011045203
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)z1cccl b1902518
  • (OCoLC)756585196
Label
Albert of Adelaide : a novel, Howard L. Anderson
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19756359
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 225 pages
Isbn
9781455509621
Lccn
2011045203
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)z1cccl b1902518
  • (OCoLC)756585196

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