World's End

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Bluejay Books, 1984 - Fiction - 230 pages
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BZ Gundhalinu, police officer of the Hegemony, has lost his love, Moon Dawntreader Summer, now the Summer Queen. His new assignment is Four, a planet of great mineral wealth. The unchartered wildnerness known as World's End has swallowed up countless numbers of prospectors, including BZ's brothers. BZ sets out for World's End to rescue his brothers and restore his family's honor and lost wealth.

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User Review  - ScoLgo - LibraryThing

Quite a good tangential story to The Snow Queen. Picking up the tale of BZ Gundhalinu after he has left Tiamat in disgrace, it is told in the form of BZ's diary entries looking back at his time on ... Read full review

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User Review  - suzemo - LibraryThing

This is the second and (apparently - if the reviews I've read are correct) very overlooked book in the Snow Queen cycle. It does not take place on Tiamat or really deal much with Tiamat. The main ... Read full review

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About the author (1984)

Joan D. Vinge, 1948 - Joan Dennison Vinge was born April 2, 1948 in Baltimore, Maryland to Seymour W. Dennison, an engineer, and Carol Erwin, an executive secretary. Vinge attended San Kiego State University and received a B.A. in anthropology, with highest honors. She was married to author Vernor S. Vinge from 1972-1979. Vinge began writing professionally in 1973 and her first story, "Tin Soldier," appeared in Orbit 14 in 1974. Her story, "Eyes of Amber," won the 1977 Hugo Award for Best Science Fiction Novelette. Her novel "The Snow Queen" won the Hugo Award for Best Science Fiction Novel in 1981, "Psion" was named a Best Book for Young Adults by the American Library Association and "Return of the Jedi Storybook" was the #1 bestseller on the New York Times Book Review List for two months.

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