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Collection: 7-day Books
Call Number: F
Author: Ackerman, Elliot
Title: 2034
Remainder of title: a novel of the next world war
Summary, etc. note: "From two former military officers and award-winning authors, a chillingly authentic, geopolitical thriller that imagines a naval clash between the US and China in the South China Sea in 2034 -- and the path from there to a nightmarish global conflagration. On March 12, 2034, US Navy Commodore Sarah Hunt is on the bridge of her flagship, the guided missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones conducting a routine freedom of navigation patrol in the South China Sea when her ship detects an unflagged trawler in clear distress, smoke billowing from its bridge. On that same day, US Marine aviator Major Chris "Wedge" Mitchell is flying an F35E Lightning over the Strait of Hormuz, testing a new stealth technology as he flirts with Iranian airspace. By the end of that day, Wedge will be an Iranian prisoner, and Sarah Hunt's destroyer will lie at the bottom of the sea, sunk by the Chinese Navy. Iran and China have clearly coordinated their moves, which involve the use of powerful new forms of cyber weaponry that render US ships and planes defenseless. In a single day, America's faith in its military's strategic pre-eminence is in tatters. A new, terrifying era is at hand. So begins a disturbingly plausible work of speculative fiction, co-authored by an award-winning novelist and decorated Marine veteran and the former commander of NATO, a legendary admiral who has spent much of his career strategically out maneuvering America's most tenacious adversaries . Written with a powerful blend of geopolitical sophistication and literary, human empathy, 2034 takes us inside the minds of a global cast of characters - Americans, Chinese, Iranians, Russians, Indians - as a series of arrogant miscalculations on all sides leads the world into an intensifying international storm. In the end, China and the United States will have paid a staggering cost, one that forever alters the global balance of power. Everything in 2034 is an imaginative extrapolation from present-day facts on the ground combined with the authors' years working at the highest and most classified levels of national security. Sometimes it takes a brilliant work of fiction to illuminate the most dire of warnings: 2034 is all too close at hand, and this cautionary tale presents the reader a dark yet possible future that we must do all we can to avoid"--

International Standard Book Number: 9781984881267
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Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9781984881250
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Classification number: PS3601.C5456
Edition number: 23
Classification number: 813/.6
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: Elliot Ackerman, Admiral James Stavridis, USN (Ret.).
Title proper/short title: Two thousand thirty-four
Title proper/short title: Twenty thirty-four
Place of publication: New York ,NY
Name of publisher: Penguin Press
Date of publication: 2021
Projected publication date: 2103
: New York :
: Penguin Press,
: 2021.
Extent: 303 pages
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Source of acquisition: Donated
Purchase price: 27.00
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Subject: Naval battles.
Subject: Cyberspace operations (Military science)
Form subdivision: Fiction.
Form subdivision: Fiction.
Source of term: gsafd
Genre/form data or focus term: War stories.
Personal name: Stavridis, James,
Relator term: author.
Main entry heading: Ackerman, Elliot.
Place, publisher, and date of publication: New York : Penguin Press, 2021.
Display text: Print version:
Title: 2034
Record control number: (DLC) 2020020779
International Standard Book Number: 9781984881250
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: ecip ebook 2020-07-08
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: 2020-07-08

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