Bright Messengers

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Bantam Books, 1996 - Fiction - 447 pages
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To Sister Beatrice, a priestess of the global Order of St. Michael, the cloud of tiny white particles is a message from God. To Johann Eberhardt, a German systems engineer, it is an anomaly of physics. But to the Rama society, it may; be the long-awaited proof of nonhuman intelligence. On Mars, Johann and Beatrice will meet, drawn together by a fabulous account of a vast city lost beneath the red planet's harsh landscape. Joined by none Martian colonists, the mystic and the skeptic will board a strange craft that will hurtle them toward the truth behind the mysterious bright messergers and a startling journey into the heart of the unknown.

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An American nun and a German engineer share an otherwordly vision that leads them to a fateful encounter on the planet Mars, where a small group strives to create a new world out of the shattered ... Read full review

Review: Bright Messengers: A New Novel Set in the Rama Universe

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Page-turner, but in the end, I felt like it never really gave me anything to think about. Maybe it'll all come together in part 2. Read full review

About the author (1996)

Gentry Lee has been chief engineer on Project Galileo, director of science analysis & mission planning for NASA's Viking mission to Mars, & partner with Carl Sagan in the design, development, & implementation of the television series "Cosmos." He is the co-author of "Rama II," "The Garden of Rama" & "Rama Revealed," & author of "Bright Messengers" & "Double Full Moon." He lives in Frisco, Texas.

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