Cryoburn

Cryoburn

Downloadable Audiobook - 2010
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Kibou-daini is a planet obsessed with cheating death. Barrayaran Imperial Auditor Miles Vorkosigan can hardly disapprove-he's been cheating death his whole life, on the theory that turnabout is fair play. But when a Kibou-daini cryocorp-an immortal company whose job it is to shepherd its all-too-mortal frozen patrons into an unknown future-attempts to expand its franchise into the Barrayaran Empire, Emperor Gregor dispatches his top troubleshooter, Miles, to check it out. On Kibou-daini, Miles discovers generational conflict over money and resources is heating up, even as refugees displaced in time skew the meaning of "generation" past repair. Here he finds a young boy with a passion for pets and a dangerous secret, a Snow White trapped in an icy coffin who burns to rewrite her own tale, and a mysterious crone who is the very embodiment of the warning "Don't mess with the secretary." Bribery, corruption, conspiracy, kidnapping-something is rotten on Kibou-daini, and it isn't due to power outages in the Cryocombs. And Miles is in the middle-of trouble!
Publisher: [United States] :, Blackstone Audio, Incorporated :, Made available through hoopla,, 2010.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781441747495
1441747494
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 34 min.)) :,digital.
digital, Digital recording
data file, rda
Additional Contributors: Gardner, Grover - Narrator
Alternative Title: hoopla (Digital media service)

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