Red Thunder

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Ace Books, 2003 - Fiction - 411 pages
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In the highly anticipated new novel by John Varley, "one of the genre's most accomplished storytellers" (Publishers Weekly), a manned mission to Mars becomes a personal mission for an unlikely bunch of astronauts: seven suburban misfits who have constructed a spaceship built out of old tanker cars and held together with all-American ambition. They call her Red Thunder. They plan to be the first people on the Red Planet...despite China's big head start. If it didn't sound so crazy, it would be history in the making...

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Entertaining and Imaginitive

User Review  - Ferret - Borders

Pros: Witty, Entertaining, Never slow or dull Cons: Sketchy on the core technology that is the basis for the story If you're interested in science-probable-fiction, this story may not be for you. By ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
7
Section 3
13
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About the author (2003)

John Varley is the author of the Gaean Trilogy (Titan, Wizard, and Demon), Steel Beach, The Golden Globe, Red Thunder, and Mammoth. He has won both the Nebula and Hugo Awards for his work.

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