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Bestselling, award-winning futurist David Brin returns to globe-spanning, high concept SF with Existence.

Gerald Livingston is an orbital garbage collector. For a hundred years, people have been abandoning things in space, and someone has to clean it up. But theres something spinning a little bit higher than he expects, something that isnt on the decades old orbital maps. An hour after he grabs it and brings it in, rumors fill Earths infomesh about an “alien artifact.”

Thrown into the maelstrom of worldwide shared experience, the Artifact is a game-changer. A message in a bottle; an alien capsule that wants to communicate. The world reacts as humans always do: with fear and hope and selfishness and love and violence. And insatiable curiosity.


 Bestselling, award-winning futurist David Brin returns to globe-spanning, high concept SF

About the Author

DAVID BRIN is a scientist, speaker, technical consultant and world-known author. His novels have been New York Times bestsellers, winning multiple Hugo, Nebula, and other awards. Brin lives near San Diego, California, with his wife and their three children.

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Brin, David
Tor Books
Brin, David
Science / General
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Science Fiction/Alien Contact
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6.75 x 4.1875 x 1.21875 in

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