Bright Messengers

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Bantam Books, 1996 - Fiction - 447 pages
To Sister Beatrice, a priestess of the global Order of St. Michael, the cloud of tiny white particles is a message from God. To Johann Eberhardt, a German systems engineer, it is an anomaly of physics. But to the Rama society, it may; be the long-awaited proof of nonhuman intelligence. On Mars, Johann and Beatrice will meet, drawn together by a fabulous account of a vast city lost beneath the red planet's harsh landscape. Joined by none Martian colonists, the mystic and the skeptic will board a strange craft that will hurtle them toward the truth behind the mysterious bright messergers and a startling journey into the heart of the unknown.

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User Review  - RobertDay - LibraryThing

I had read and, much to my surprise, enjoyed the Clarke/Lee Rama sequels (even though my review of the second sequel. 'Garden of Rama', is just four words long: "Get on with it."); so I was interested ... Read full review

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User Review  - venza - LibraryThing

I did not like this book at all. I starts fine, even if it is a bit verbose, with lots and lots of boring backgrounds about the characters' lives, but it ends poorly, with no explanations whatsoever ... Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Gentry Lee has been chief engineer on Project Galileo, director of science analysis & mission planning for NASA's Viking mission to Mars, & partner with Carl Sagan in the design, development, & implementation of the television series "Cosmos." He is the co-author of "Rama II," "The Garden of Rama" & "Rama Revealed," & author of "Bright Messengers" & "Double Full Moon." He lives in Frisco, Texas.

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