Coverart for item
The Resource The imaginary lives of mechanical men : stories, by Randy F. Nelson

The imaginary lives of mechanical men : stories, by Randy F. Nelson

Label
The imaginary lives of mechanical men : stories
Title
The imaginary lives of mechanical men
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
by Randy F. Nelson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The mechanical men in these stories-Industrial Age holdovers, outsiders wanting for relevance and respect, or overwhelmed people who confuse the certainties of one reality with the doubts of another-are cut off in some way from contemporary culture. Sometimes in these stories, which Randy F. Nelson calls ""thought experiments about values in conflict, "" the characters are like the Native American prison guard in ""Escape"": Rifkin thinks that atonement is possible even for fugitive killers. Others are less sanguine. In ""Breakers, "" a corporate hitman arrives on a forgettable island off the Af
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nelson, Randy F.
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3614.E4493
LC item number
I43 2006eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Short stories, American
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Short stories, American
Label
The imaginary lives of mechanical men : stories, by Randy F. Nelson
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mechanical men -- They have replaceable valves and filters: The cave ; Here's a shot of us at the Grand Canyon ; Food is fuel ; Abuduction ; The guardian -- The ticking and tocking of their hearts: Cutters ; Breaker ; River story ; In the picking room -- Two who drowned: Refiner's fire ; Pulp life -- One who got away: Escape
Control code
759160190
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (210 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283253185
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt3q5tgh
  • e69ee170-2cd8-4fa6-9153-edd958f07136
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759160190
Label
The imaginary lives of mechanical men : stories, by Randy F. Nelson
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mechanical men -- They have replaceable valves and filters: The cave ; Here's a shot of us at the Grand Canyon ; Food is fuel ; Abuduction ; The guardian -- The ticking and tocking of their hearts: Cutters ; Breaker ; River story ; In the picking room -- Two who drowned: Refiner's fire ; Pulp life -- One who got away: Escape
Control code
759160190
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (210 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283253185
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt3q5tgh
  • e69ee170-2cd8-4fa6-9153-edd958f07136
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759160190

Library Locations

    • Ellis LibraryBorrow it
      1020 Lowry Street, Columbia, MO, 65201, US
      38.944491 -92.326012
Processing Feedback ...