Earthbound (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Dec 6, 2011 - Fiction - 272 pages
26 Reviews
The Others disposed of Earth’s spaceship fleet as easily as swatting a fly. They blew up the Moon, letting the resulting cloud of rocks and gravel go into orbit. Then, for good measure, they turned off all the power, leaving Earth with nine billion hungry people competing for dwindling resources.

Now Carmen Dula, the first human to encounter Martians and then the mysterious alien Others, and her colleagues struggle to find a way—using nineteenth-century technology—to reclaim the future that has been stolen from them.

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There's a plot and a struggle and then . . . defeat. - Goodreads
What I like about this author is his crisp writing. - Goodreads
Much of the book turns out to be worthless to the plot. - Goodreads
I'm sure you came up with a better ending than he did. - Goodreads
If this is a trilogy, then what a weird ending. - Goodreads
The ending was huge disappointment for me. - Goodreads

Review: Earthbound (Marsbound #3)

User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

Quick read. Didn't read the other two first, but that didn't really matter. What I like about this author is his crisp writing. He goes directly into the story. There's not a lot of descriptions or ... Read full review

Review: Earthbound (Marsbound #3)

User Review  - Andreas - Goodreads

After the massive cliffhanger at the end of Starbound, our heroes are stuck on Earth. The Others have stopped all electrics and electronics from functioning. Civilization is collapsing and things are ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Joe Haldeman is a Vietnam veteran whose classic novels The Forever War and Forever Peace both have the rare honor of having won the Hugo and Nebula awards. He has served twice as president of Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America and is currently an adjunct professor teaching writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

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