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The Resource The disaster tourist, (electronic resource)

The disaster tourist, (electronic resource)

Label
The disaster tourist
Title
The disaster tourist
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An eco-thriller with a fierce feminist sensibility, The Disaster Tourist engages with the global dialog around climate activism, dark tourism, and the #MeToo movement. For ten years, Yona has been stuck behind a desk as a coordinator for Jungle, a travel company specializing in vacation packages to destinations devastated by disaster and climate change. Her work life is uneventful until trouble arises in the form of a predatory colleague. To forestall any disruption of business as usual, Jungle makes Yona a proposition: a paid "vacation" to the desert island of Mui. But Yona must pose as a tourist and assess whether Jungle should continue their partnership with the unprofitable destination. Yona travels to the remote island, whose major attraction is an underwhelming sinkhole, a huge disappointment to the customers who've paid a premium. Soon Yona discovers the resort's plan to fabricate a catastrophe in the interest of regaining their good standing with Jungle-and the manager enlists Yona's help. Yona must choose between the callous company to whom she's dedicated her life or the possibility of a fresh start in a powerful new position. As she begins to understand the cost of the manufactured disaster, Yona realizes that the lives of Mui's citizens are in danger-and so is she
Member of
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1980-
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Yun, Ko-ŭn
Dewey number
895.735
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Dark tourism
  • Tourism
  • Tourism
  • Tourism
  • Islands
  • Electronic books
  • Vietnam
Target audience
adult
Label
The disaster tourist, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781640094178
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT13361169
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
13361169
System control number
MWT13361169
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The disaster tourist, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781640094178
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT13361169
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
13361169
System control number
MWT13361169
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
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