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John Rayburn thought all of his problems were the mundane ones of an Ohio farm boy in his last year in high school. Then his doppelgänger appeared, tempted him with a device that let him travel across worlds, and stole his life from him. John soon finds himself caroming through universes, unable to return home—the device is broken. John settles in a new universe to unravel its secrets and fix it.

Meanwhile, his doppelgänger tries to exploit the commercial technology hes stolen from other Earths: the Rubiks Cube! Johns attempts to lie low in his new universe backfire when he inadvertently introduces pinball. It becomes a huge success. Both actions draw the notice of other, more dangerous travelers, who are exploiting worlds for ominous purposes. Fast-paced and exciting, this is SF adventure at its best from a rising star.

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John Rayburn discovers many universes to visit, many versions of himself—and many dangers.

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John Rayburn discovers many universes to visit, many versions of himself--and many dangers.

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"An adventure with both brains and heart… With imagination and sympathy, Melko makes the journey genuinely exciting and leaves plenty of room for future exploits."

—Publishers Weekly, starred review

Synopsis:

John Rayburn thought all of his problems were the mundane ones of an Ohio farm boy in his last year in high school. Then his doppelgänger appeared, tempted him with a device that let him travel across worlds, and stole his life from him. John soon finds himself caroming through universes, unable to return home—the device is broken. John settles in a new universe to unravel its secrets and fix it.

Meanwhile, his doppelgänger tries to exploit the commercial technology hes stolen from other Earths: the Rubiks Cube! Johns attempts to lie low in his new universe backfire when he inadvertently introduces pinball. It becomes a huge success. Both actions draw the notice of other, more dangerous travelers, who are exploiting worlds for ominous purposes. Fast-paced and exciting, this is SF adventure at its best from a rising star.

About the Author

Paul Melko lives in Ohio.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780765319975
Author:
Melko, Paul
Publisher:
Tor Books
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Doppelgèangers.
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20090203
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.46 x 5.95 x 1.325 in

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Product details 384 pages Tom Doherty Associates - English 9780765319975 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
John Rayburn discovers many universes to visit, many versions of himself—and many dangers.
"Synopsis" by , John Rayburn discovers many universes to visit, many versions of himself--and many dangers.
"Synopsis" by ,
"An adventure with both brains and heart… With imagination and sympathy, Melko makes the journey genuinely exciting and leaves plenty of room for future exploits."

—Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Synopsis" by ,

John Rayburn thought all of his problems were the mundane ones of an Ohio farm boy in his last year in high school. Then his doppelgänger appeared, tempted him with a device that let him travel across worlds, and stole his life from him. John soon finds himself caroming through universes, unable to return home—the device is broken. John settles in a new universe to unravel its secrets and fix it.

Meanwhile, his doppelgänger tries to exploit the commercial technology hes stolen from other Earths: the Rubiks Cube! Johns attempts to lie low in his new universe backfire when he inadvertently introduces pinball. It becomes a huge success. Both actions draw the notice of other, more dangerous travelers, who are exploiting worlds for ominous purposes. Fast-paced and exciting, this is SF adventure at its best from a rising star.

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