The Last Colony

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Macmillan, Apr 17, 2007 - Fiction - 320 pages
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Retired from his fighting days, John Perry is now village ombudsman for a human colony on distant Huckleberry. With his wife, former Special Forces warrior Jane Sagan, he farms several acres, adjudicates local disputes, and enjoys watching his adopted daughter grow up.

That is, until his and Jane's past reaches out to bring them back into the game--as leaders of a new human colony, to be peopled by settlers from all the major human worlds, for a deep political purpose that will put Perry and Sagan back in the thick of interstellar politics, betrayal, and war.

 

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User Review  - prophetman - Borders

Having read and enjoyed both of the previous books in this trilogy, I was anxious to see if John Scalzi could finish strong with "The Last Colony", the third and final book. I am sorry to say that ... Read full review

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When widower John Perry was 75 years old, the Colonial Defense Forces gave him a new, young body and sent him off to fight a war in space. Now in a third body, Perry has (with his wife) become a young ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
27
Section 3
48
Section 4
70
Section 5
84
Section 6
102
Section 7
126
Section 8
153
Section 10
189
Section 11
209
Section 12
227
Section 13
248
Section 14
272
Section 15
298
Section 16
313
Section 17
321

Section 9
170

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John Scalzi won the 2006 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and his debut novel Old Man's War was a finalist for science fiction's Hugo Award. His other books include The Ghost Brigades and The Android's Dream. He has won the Hugo Award, the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award for science-fiction, the Seiun, The Kurd Lasswitz and the Geffen awards. His weblog, Whatever, is one of the most widely-read web sites in modern SF. Born and raised in California, Scalzi studied at the University of Chicago. He lives in southern Ohio with his wife and daughter.

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