Direct Descent

  • by Frank Herbert
  • Narrated by Scott Brick
  • 2 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A library planet: The greatest treasure, the deadliest weapon.
Earth has become a library planet over the last several thousand years, a bastion of both useful and useless knowledge - esoterica of all types: History, science, politics - gathered by teams of "pack rats" who scour the galaxy for any scrap of information. Knowledge is power, knowledge is wealth, and knowledge can be a weapon. As powerful dictators come and go over the course of history, the cadre of dedicated librarians is sworn to obey the lawful government - and use their wits to protect the treasure trove of knowledge they have collected over the millennia.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-09-2014
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.