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Ace Books, 1989 - Fiction - 281 pages
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His planet was stolen, besieged by agents of the Central Worlds Concorde. Now Niki Falcom must fight his way to glory to become one of the great--and last--star-pilots. But behind his fighting power lies a deadly drug that destroys his body's defenses. And while it gives him the strength to defend a planet, it renders him helpless to save himself.

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User Review  - Q - Goodreads

It was very good. A bit too slow in places, which made picking it up after a break rather difficult but also made the ending all the more dynamic. Read full review

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User Review  - Deborah - Goodreads

I know War for the Oaks is supposed to be her first book, but I'm guessing this was written first. It is choppy, and it doesn't seem to know where it's going. I was disappointed -- I love War for the Oaks. Read full review


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About the author (1989)

Emma Bull's "War for the Oaks" won the "Locus" Award for Best First Novel. Her subsequent works have included "Falcon, "the Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Award-finalist "Bone Dance, Finder, " and (with Steven Brust) "Freedom and Necessity." She lives in Tucson, Arizona.

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