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Authority: A Novel
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[Place of publication not identified]: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014.
Format:
eBook
Content Description:
352 pages
Rating:
General adult.
Status:
Available Online
Description

After thirty years, the only human engagement with Area X¿́¿a seemingly malevolent landscape surrounded by an invisible border and mysteriously wiped clean of all signs of civilization¿́¿has been a series of expeditions overseen by a government agency so secret it has almost been forgotten: the Southern Reach. Following the tumultuous twelfth expedition chronicled in Annihilation, the agency is in complete disarray. John Rodrigues (aka "Control") is the Southern Reach's newly appointed head. Working with a distrustful but desperate team, a series of frustrating interrogations, a cache of hidden notes, and hours of profoundly troubling video footage, Control begins to penetrate the secrets of Area X. But with each discovery he must confront disturbing truths about himself and the agency he's pledged to serve. In Authority, the second volume of Jeff VanderMeer's Southern Reach trilogy, Area X's most disturbing questions are answered . . . but the answers are far from reassuring.

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English
ISBN:
9780374710781

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Description
After thirty years, the only human engagement with Area X¿́¿a seemingly malevolent landscape surrounded by an invisible border and mysteriously wiped clean of all signs of civilization¿́¿has been a series of expeditions overseen by a government agency so secret it has almost been forgotten: the Southern Reach. Following the tumultuous twelfth expedition chronicled in Annihilation, the agency is in complete disarray. John Rodrigues (aka "Control") is the Southern Reach's newly appointed head. Working with a distrustful but desperate team, a series of frustrating interrogations, a cache of hidden notes, and hours of profoundly troubling video footage, Control begins to penetrate the secrets of Area X. But with each discovery he must confront disturbing truths about himself and the agency he's pledged to serve. In Authority, the second volume of Jeff VanderMeer's Southern Reach trilogy, Area X's most disturbing questions are answered . . . but the answers are far from reassuring.
Target Audience
General adult.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

VanderMeer, J. (2014). Authority: A Novel. [Place of publication not identified]: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

VanderMeer, Jeff. 2014. Authority: A Novel. [Place of publication not identified]: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

VanderMeer, Jeff, Authority: A Novel. [Place of publication not identified]: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

VanderMeer, Jeff. Authority: A Novel. [Place of publication not identified]: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014. Web.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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