Earth

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Random House Publishing Group, Oct 21, 2009 - Fiction - 704 pages
17 Reviews
The long-awaited new novel by the award-winning, bestselling author of Startide Rising and The Uplift War--an epic novel set fifty years from tomorrow, a carefully reasoned, scientifically faithful tale of the fate of our world.

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Prose that is all too often intrusive. - Goodreads
Just be prepared to be disappointed by the ending. - Goodreads
But then you get to the ending... - Goodreads

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User Review  - Todd Martin - Goodreads

A few years ago I read David Brin's The Postman and was rather unimpressed by the silly plot-line and story. Then, a few months ago, I got a chance to hear Brin speak and found his talk quite ... Read full review

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User Review  - Miles - Goodreads

I imagine this might be the case for a lot of other readers, but this book failed to come together for me until its final act. Despite Brin's ever-engaging intelligence and wit, I struggled to stay ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

David Brin has degrees in astronomy and applied physics but has been a full-time science fiction writer for many years. He has won the Hugo Award for Best Novel for both The Uplift War and Startide Rising, which also won the Nebula Award. He has also won the Hugo Award for short story. His novel The Postman was recently made into a feature film starring Kevin Costner. He lives near San Diego, California, with his wife and children.

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