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Berkley Pub. Corp. : distributed by Putnam, Jan 1, 1978 - Fiction - 380 pages
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Having utilized the "gate" to colonize the Phoebus star system, man-kind now embarks on a desperate search for the great alien race known as The Others.

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I enjoy a lot of Anderson's earlier books very much, but some of his later ones (like Heinlein's) read to much like libertarian propaganda for my taste, and this is one of them. The SF background , as ... Read full review

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Poul Anderson was one of the most prolific and popular writers in science fiction. He won the Hugo Award seven times and the Nebula Award three times, as well as the Grand Master Award of the Science Fiction Writers of America. With a degree in physics, and a wide knowledge of other fields of science, he was noted for building stories on a solid foundation of real science, as well as for being one of the most skilled creators of fast-paced adventure stories. He was author of over a hundred novels and story collections, and several hundred short stories, as well as several mysteries and nonfiction books.

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