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When evidence of an advanced civilization is discovered by SETI astronomers, an expedition into the far reaches of the galaxy is planned and an eclectic team of scientists is chosen to make the trip. But because the origin of the alien signals is thousands of light-years away, the crew will age only a few years while millennia pass on Earth. And though they are ready to face the ramifications of such a voyage, none of the starfarers are prepared for what awaits them at the outer edge of the cosmos--or back at the planet they once called home.

About the Author

The bestselling author of such classic novels as Brain Wave and The Boat of a Million Years, Poul Anderson won just about every award the science fiction and fantasy field has to offer. He has won multiple Hugos and Nebulas, the John W. Campbell Award, The Locus Poll Award, the Skylark Award, and the SFWA Grandmaster Award for Lifetime Achievement. His recent books include Harvest of Stars, The Stars are also On Fire, Operation Chaos, Operation Luna, Genesis, Mother of Kings, and Going for Infinity, a collection and retrospective of his life's work. Poul Anderson lived in Orinda, California where he passed away in 2001.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780812545999
Author:
Anderson, Paul
Publisher:
Tor Science Fiction
Author:
Anderson, Paul
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Life on other planets
Subject:
Interplanetary voyages
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Science / Space Opera
Subject:
Science Fiction/Alien Contact
Edition Number:
1st mass market ed.
Series Volume:
21
Publication Date:
19991015
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
6.75x4.23x1.15 in. .57 lbs.

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