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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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User Review  - kvrfan - LibraryThing

Sad to say, this book was a clunker. It looked promising in the beginning--like it was going to be a parable about the dark side of technological progress. And it might have worked, had Brin kept his ... Read full review

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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

This is pretty "Hard" science fiction, but I did have a good time learning something about black holes. David Brin writes rather better than many who make a living in this genre. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

David Brin is a scientist and the bestselling author of Sundiver, The Uplift War, Startide Rising, The Practice Effect, The Postman, Heart of the Comet (with Gregory Benford), Earth, Glory Season, Brightness Reef, and Infinity's Shore, as well as the short-story collections The River of Time and Otherness. He has a doctorate in astrophysics and has been a NASA consultant and a physics professor.

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