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Penguin, Dec 6, 2011 - Fiction - 272 pages
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"One of science fiction's most reliable practitioners" (San Francisco Chronicle) continues his saga of space exploration.

The mysterious alien Others have prohibited humans from space travel-destroying Earth's fleet of starships in a display of unimaginable power. Now Carmen Dula, the first human to encounter Martians and then the mysterious Others, and her colleagues struggle to find a way, using nineteenthcentury technology, to reclaim the future that has been stolen from them.


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What I like about this author is his crisp writing. - Goodreads
There's a plot and a struggle and then . . . defeat. - Goodreads
If this is a trilogy, then what a weird ending. - Goodreads
I did like the ending bet - Goodreads

Review: Earthbound (Marsbound #3)

User Review  - Nis - Goodreads

Gah. This is the kind of ending that ruins the whole trilogy. Mindlessly boring apocalypse with no resolution. Read full review

Review: Earthbound (Marsbound #3)

User Review  - Kristi - Goodreads

I wonder if I might have liked this book more if I'd read the previous two in the trilogy already. There seemed to be a lot that had come before, background that I felt was missing. There were too ... Read full review

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Joe Haldeman is a Vietnam veteran whose classic novels The Forever War and Forever Peace both have the rare honor of having won the Hugo and Nebula awards. He has served twice as president of Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America and is currently an adjunct professor teaching writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

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