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ISBN13: 9780449208137
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The gigantic comet had slammed into Earth, forging earthquakes a thousand times too powerful to measure on the Richter scale, tidal waves thousands of feet high. Cities were turned into oceans; oceans turned into steam. It was the beginning of a new Ice Age and the end of civilization. But for the terrified men and women chance had saved, it was also the dawn of a new struggle for survival--a struggle more dangerous and challenging than any they had ever known....

"Massively entertaining."

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The trade paper re-launch of a classic sci-fi bestseller from the authors of the acclaimed alien invasion epic "Football". For millionaire Tim Hamner, the comet he helped discover is a ticket to immortality. For filmmaker Harvey Randall, it's a chance to redeem a flagging career. And for astronauts John Baker and Rick Delanty, it's a second chance for glory in outer space.

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valarie7979, March 20, 2010 (view all comments by valarie7979)
A very thought provoking story, and even more so because of this real threat the Earth may face one day. I found myself wondering what I would do in such a scenario. One of the best books I have read, and one of the most memorable. I find myself recommending it to almost everyone I know.
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dreams-n-digital, December 7, 2007 (view all comments by dreams-n-digital)
A classic and a great one at that. It starts pretty slow but don't put it down, that sleepy start turns into one powerful story. Beautifully written and absolutely disturbing in it's realism, it's a must for any apocalyptic fan.
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kittencupcake, July 17, 2007 (view all comments by kittencupcake)
For anyone with apocalyptic tendencies, this book is a must. Follow the lives of over a dozen characters that survive after a meteor hits the Earth and severely disrupts normal life. From community to cannibalism you'll know who to look out for after the 'big one' hits.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780449208137
Author:
Niven, Larry
Author:
Pournelle, Jerry
Publisher:
Del Rey Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
End of the world
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Subject:
science fiction;fiction;sf;post-apocalyptic;apocalypse;novel;comet;end of the world;post-apocalypse;disaster;survival;apocalyptic;sff;larry niven;jerry pournelle;armageddon;disasters;thriller;20th century;dystopia;california;fantasy;near future
Subject:
science fiction;fiction;sf;post-apocalyptic;apocalypse;novel;comet;end of the world;post-apocalypse;disaster;survival;apocalyptic;sff;larry niven;jerry pournelle;armageddon;disasters;thriller;20th century;dystopia;california;fantasy;near future
Subject:
science fiction;fiction;sf;post-apocalyptic;apocalypse;novel;comet;end of the world;post-apocalypse;disaster;survival;apocalyptic;sff;larry niven;jerry pournelle;armageddon;disasters;thriller;20th century;dystopia;california;fantasy;near future
Subject:
science fiction;fiction;sf;post-apocalyptic;apocalypse;novel;comet;end of the world;post-apocalypse;disaster;survival;apocalyptic;sff;larry niven;jerry pournelle;armageddon;disasters;thriller;20th century;dystopia;california;fantasy;near future
Subject:
science fiction;fiction;sf;post-apocalyptic;apocalypse;novel;comet;end of the world;post-apocalypse;disaster;survival;apocalyptic;sff;larry niven;jerry pournelle;armageddon;disasters;thriller;20th century;dystopia;california;fantasy;near future
Subject:
science fiction;fiction;sf;post-apocalyptic;apocalypse;novel;comet;end of the world;post-apocalypse;disaster;survival;apocalyptic;sff;larry niven;jerry pournelle;armageddon;disasters;thriller;20th century;dystopia;california;fantasy;near future
Subject:
science fiction;fiction;sf;post-apocalyptic;apocalypse;novel;comet;end of the world;post-apocalypse;disaster;survival;apocalyptic;sff;larry niven;jerry pournelle;armageddon;disasters;thriller;20th century;dystopia;california;fantasy;near future
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series Volume:
116
Publication Date:
May 1985
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
640
Dimensions:
6.82x4.17x1.07 in. .66 lbs.

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