Synopses & Reviews
Private William Mandella is a reluctant hero in an interstellar war against an unknowable and unconquerable alien enemy, but his greatest test will come when he returns to Earth, for relativity means that, for every few months' tour of duty, centuries have passed on Earth.
"[A] splendid, thoughtful adventure." Kirkus Reviews
About the Author
Joe Haldeman is a Vietnam veteran whose novel The Forever War, written a few years after his discharge and influenced by his combat experiences, won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards as best novel of the year. Years later, his sequel to that memorable novel, Forever Peace, also won the Hugo and Nebula Awards and was cited by Publishers Weekly as one of the Best Books of the Year. He has written many other novels, including the best-selling Worlds trilogy, and has served twice as President of the Science Fiction Writers of America. When not writing prize-winning and best-selling novels, he teaches writing as an adjunct professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.