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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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Lousy book. Too long and too many characters who don't further the story. If author had cut out all the extraneous people and story-lines, the book would have been half as long and better. Brin is usually pretty good, but not this time. Read full review

Review: Earth (Earth)

User Review  - Jennifer Perez - Goodreads

Reading this book was wonderful. But then you get to the ending... And eh. So read it, by all means read it. It definitely makes you think. He strikes a cord when he describes these silent forests ... Read full review

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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