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David Brin's Uplift novels are among the most thrilling and extraordinary science fiction ever written.Sundiver, Startide Rising, and The Uplift War--a New York Times bestseller--together make up one of the most beloved sagas of all time.Brin's tales are set in a future universe in which no species can reach sentience without being "uplifted" by a patron race.But the greatest mystery of all remains unsolved: who uplifted humankind?

The Terran exploration vessel Streaker has crashed in the uncharted water world of Kithrup, bearing one of the most important discoveries in galactic history.Below, a handful of her human and dolphin crew battles armed rebellion and a hostile planet to safeguard her secret--the fate of the Progenitors, the fabled First Race who seeded wisdom throughout the stars.

Synopsis:

After crash-landing on an uncharted planet, the human and dolphin crew of a spaceship from Earth battle fleets of alien warships.

About the Author

David Brin is the author of Sundiver, The Uplift War, Startide Rising, The Practice Effect, The Postman, Heart of the Comet (with Gregory Benford), Earth, Glory Season, Brightness Reef, and Infinity's Shore, as well as the short-story collections The River of Time and Otherness.He has a doctorate in astrophysics and has been a NASA consultant and a physics professor.He lives in southern California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307575210
Publisher:
Bantam Books
Subject:
Fiction : Science Fiction - High Tech
Author:
Brin, David
Author:
David Brin
Subject:
General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Science fiction, american
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science Fiction - High Tech
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Science / High Tech
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-High Tech
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19840301
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
458

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