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Random House Publishing Group, Oct 21, 2009 - Fiction - 704 pages
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The long-awaited new novel by the award-winning, bestselling author of Startide Rising and The Uplift War--an epic novel set fifty years from tomorrow, a carefully reasoned, scientifically faithful tale of the fate of our world.

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Review: Earth (Earth)

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A very long slog of a book. With an ending that just doesn't seem to go well with it. I read it and I don't know if I can really recommend it, but I was able to finish it so it get's three stars. I ... Read full review

Review: Earth (Earth)

User Review  - Rockwell - Goodreads

Earth really took a while to get going. It really lays the eco-guilt on thick in the first - oh, half or so? - and spins off casts of minor characters, all of whom wax lyrical on how awful everything ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

David Brin has degrees in astronomy and applied physics but has been a full-time science fiction writer for many years. He has won the Hugo Award for Best Novel for both The Uplift War and Startide Rising, which also won the Nebula Award. He has also won the Hugo Award for short story. His novel The Postman was recently made into a feature film starring Kevin Costner. He lives near San Diego, California, with his wife and children.

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