The Resource Apocalypse cow, Michael Logan

Apocalypse cow, Michael Logan

Label
Apocalypse cow
Title
Apocalypse cow
Statement of responsibility
Michael Logan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When scientists with warped imaginations accidentally unleash an experimental bioweapon that transforms Britain's animals into sneezing, bloodthirsty zombies with a penchant for pre-dinner sex with their victims, three misfits become the unlikely hope for salvation. Abattoir worker Terry Borders' love life is crippled by the stench of death that clings to his skin from his days spent slaughtering cows; teenage vegan Geldof 'Scabby' Peters alternates between scratching furiously at his rash and baiting his overbearing New Age mother; and inept journalist Lesley McBrien struggles forlornly in the shadow of her famous war correspondent father and the star journalist at the Glasgow Tribune. When Britain begins a rapid descent into chaos and ministers cynically attempt to blame al-Qaeda, Lesley stumbles upon proof that the government is behind the outbreak. During her bumbling quest to unveil the truth, she crosses paths with Terry and Geldof, and together they set out to escape a quarantined Britain with the evidence and vital data that could unlock a cure for the virus
Awards note
Winner of the Terry Pratchett prize.
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
Apocalypse cow, Michael Logan
Label
Apocalypse cow, Michael Logan
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Winner of the Terry Pratchett prize"--cover. -When scientists with warped imaginations accidentally unleash an experimental bioweapon that transforms Britain's animals into sneezing, bloodthirsty zombies with a penchant for pre-dinner sex with their victims, three misfits become the unlikely hope for salvation. Abattoir worker Terry Borders' love life is crippled by the stench of death that clings to his skin from his days spent slaughtering cows; teenage vegan Geldof 'Scabby' Peters alternates between scratching furiously at his rash and baiting his overbearing New Age mother; and inept journalist Lesley McBrien struggles forlornly in the shadow of her famous war correspondent father and the star journalist at the Glasgow Tribune. When Britain begins a rapid descent into chaos and ministers cynically attempt to blame al-Qaeda, Lesley stumbles upon proof that the government is behind the outbreak. During her bumbling quest to unveil the truth, she crosses paths with Terry and Geldof, and together they set out to escape a quarantined Britain with the evidence and vital data that could unlock a cure for the virus
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
347 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780857521170
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Note
Terry Pratchett Anywhere but Here, Anywhen but Now Prize 2012 - Winner
System control number
  • (Sirsi) HAS239402
  • (OCoLC)776774291
  • (AuCNLKIN)000049557963

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