The Ringworld engineers

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Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1980 - Fiction - 357 pages
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Sequel to: Ringworld. Twenty years after discovering Ringworld, Louis Wu returns, the captive of a non-human race. To survive on the planet, which is no longer stable, he must locate the control center of the engineers who built the planet.

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User Review  - BruceCoulson - LibraryThing

Sometimes, it's better not to go back home. Ringworld Engineers is one of those times. In addition to other flaws, Niven contradicts the precepts of his own Known Space universe in order to reach a dramatic plot point. Read full review

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User Review  - Kenzie Lamar - Goodreads

I'm not that into the Ringworld series but I keep reading them. I would say that this series is kind of like Star Trek and Farscape combined. It for the most part is a very serious toned series. The ... Read full review

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Contents

UNDER THE WIRE
3
PRESS GANG
13
GHOST AMONG THE CREW
25
Copyright

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About the author (1980)

Larry Niven received his B.A. in mathematics in 1962. His first novel, World of Ptavvs (1966), was a success and launched his career. Niven has won five Hugos and one Nebula award, testimony that his colleagues in the science fiction world respect his work. Perhaps Niven's most well-known creation is Ringworld, a distant planet that may be taken as a metaphor for Earth, as it was once great but has since fallen into decay.

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