The Resource Iron widow, Xiran Jay Zhao

Iron widow, Xiran Jay Zhao

Label
Iron widow
Title
Iron widow
Statement of responsibility
Xiran Jay Zhao
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Pacific Rim meets The Handmaid's Tale in this blend of Chinese history and mecha science fiction for YA readers. The boys of Huaxia dream of pairing up with girls to pilot Chrysalises, giant transforming robots that can battle the aliens that lurk beyond the Great Wall of China. It doesn't matter that the girls die from the mental strain. When 18-year-old Zetian offers herself up as a concubine-pilot, it's to assassinate the ace male pilot responsible for her sister's death. But when she gets her vengeance, it becomes clear that she is an Iron Widow, a rare kind of female pilot who can sacrifice males to power up Chrysalises instead. To tame her frightening yet valuable mental strength, she is paired up with Li Shimin, the strongest male pilot in Huaxia, yet feared and ostracized for killing his father and brothers. But now that Zetian has had a taste of power, she will not cower so easily. She will take over instead, then leverage their combined strength to force her society to stop failing its women and girls. Or die trying."--
Additional physical form
Issued also in electronic format.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zhao, Xiran Jay
Dewey number
jC813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.1.Z536
LC item number
I76 2021
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenagers
  • Mecha (Vehicles)
  • Extraterrestrial beings
  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • Great Wall of China (China)
  • Young adult fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Extraterrestrial beings
  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • Mecha (Vehicles)
  • Teenagers
  • Young adult fiction
  • China
  • China
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Iron widow, Xiran Jay Zhao
Instantiates
Publication
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
on1197965645
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
394 pages
Isbn
9780735269934
Lccn
2020946942
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Iron widow, Xiran Jay Zhao
Publication
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
on1197965645
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
394 pages
Isbn
9780735269934
Lccn
2020946942
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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