Tunnel in the Sky

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Simon and Schuster, Mar 15, 2005 - Fiction - 262 pages
A classic novel from the mind of the storyteller who captures the imagination of readers from around the world, and across two generations

The final exam for Dr. Matson's Advanced Survival class was meant to be just that: only a test. But something has gone terribly wrong...and now Rod Walker and his fellow students are stranded somewhere unknown in the universe, beyond contact with Earth, at the other end of a tunnel in the sky. Stripped of all comforts, hoping for apassage home that may never appear, the castaways must band together or perish. For Rod and his fellow survivors, this is one test where failure is not an option....

 

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User Review  - fuzzi - LibraryThing

One of the better books by this author, a tale of a teen's fight for survival in the wilds of a remote planet. One evening I read past my usual bedtime, not wanting a pause in the story. Definitely recommended. Read full review

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User Review  - Venryx - LibraryThing

Was fine overall. Characters' dialogue seemed unrealistic in places; they talked like adults sometimes, and other times like kids (and not very thoughtful ones at that). Also, I think the characters ... Read full review

Contents

The Marching Hordes
1
The Fifth Way
23
Through the Tunnel
43
Savage
73
The Nova
83
I Think He Is Dead
93
I Should Have Baked a Cake
107
Fish or Cut Bait
119
I So Move
153
The Beach of Bones
173
It Wont Work Rod
187
Unkillable
193
Civilization
213
In Achilles Tent
235
The Endless Road
255
Copyright

A Joyful Omen
145

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Robert A. Heinlein, four-time winner of the Hugo Award and recipient of three Retro Hugos, received the first Grand Master Nebula Award for lifetime achievement. His worldwide bestsellers have been translated into 22 languages and include Stranger in a Strange Land, Starship Troopers, Time Enough for Love, and The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress. His long-lost first novel, For Us, the Living, was recently published by Scribner and Pocket Books.

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