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Ace Books, 2004 - Fiction - 370 pages
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The luxury space yacht Polaris carried an elite group of the wealthy and curious thousands of light-years from Earth to witness a spectacular stellar phenomenon. It never returned. The search party sent to investigate found the Polaris empty and adrift in space, the fate of its pilot and passengers a mystery.

Sixty years later, prominent antiquities dealer Alex Benedict is determined to find the truth about Polaris-no matter how far he must travel across the stars, no matter the risk.

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During a sightseeing trip to a distant star system to view a cosmic phenomenon, the passengers of the space yacht Polaris --all brilliant scientists--disappear without a trace. Sixty years later ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Jack McDevitt is a former naval officer, taxi driver, customs officer and motivational trainer. He is a multiple Nebula Award finalist who lives with his wife Maureen.

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