Brother to Dragons

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Baen Books, 1992 - Fiction - 261 pages
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Born to a crack cocaine-addicted mother who abandoned him, Job Napoleon Salk would live to survive the horrors of a corruptly-run orphanage, life on the streets--even first love. But could he survive the dreaded TANDI, the toxic, nuclear disposal unit for all of America's "unwanted?"

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User Review  - Jim Mcclanahan - Goodreads

I'm writing this without benefit of a copy of the book in hand. It's a post-apocalyptic tale of society hanging together by a thread after (imagine my surprise) a world-wide economic collapse. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - Timothy Finucane - Goodreads

This is a short novel set in a post-apocalyptic world. It's not a very optimistic sci-fi story, the world is a pretty grim place unless you're one of the privileged few. The main character Job is ... Read full review


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About the author (1992)

Author and scientist Charles Sheffield was born in Hull, England on June 25, 1935. He was the chief scientist of Earth Satellite Corporation and while there, wrote numerous technical papers and two non-fiction books entitled Earth Watch and Man on Earth. He won numerous awards for his science fiction works including the 1992 John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Brother to Dragons and the 1993 Nebula award and the 1994 Hugo award for Georgia on My Mind. He wrote numerous series including the Heritage Universe series, Jupiter series, Cold as Ice series, and Proteus series. He died of cancer on November 2, 2002.

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