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It's the massive hospital space station out on the Rim, where human and alien medicine meet.<P>It's also "one of the few places in SF that one would really, really like to exist" (David Langford).<P>Now, in the latest adventure, the empathic Dr. Prilicla, a veteran of Sector General for years, is put in command of an expedition answering three distress beacons. What he finds is two hitherto-unknown intelligent species, one of which has nearly wiped out the other. And he also finds evidence of a botched first contact — along with a rare opportunity to set matters right.<P>Assuming, as always, that he can make an accurate diagnosis....

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Now, in the latest adventure, the empathic Dr. Prilicla, a veteran of Sector General for years, is put in command of an expedition answering three distress beacons. What he finds is two hitherto-unknown intelligent species, one of which has nearly wiped out the other. And he also finds evidence of a botched first contact--along with a rare opportunity to set matters right.

Assuming, as always, that he can make an accurate diagnosis....

About the Author

James White lived in Northern Ireland. He was a popular writer of science fiction for over forty years. He died in 1999.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780812568608
Author:
White, James
Publisher:
Tor Books
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Subject:
Science Fiction/Alien Contact
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market Paperback
Series:
Sector General Novels Paperback
Publication Date:
20000831
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
6.68 x 4.26 x 0.84 in

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Now, in the latest adventure, the empathic Dr. Prilicla, a veteran of Sector General for years, is put in command of an expedition answering three distress beacons. What he finds is two hitherto-unknown intelligent species, one of which has nearly wiped out the other. And he also finds evidence of a botched first contact--along with a rare opportunity to set matters right.

Assuming, as always, that he can make an accurate diagnosis....

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