Mission to Universe

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Tom Doherty Associates, LLC, 1988 - Fiction - 213 pages
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With Earth's first starship and without official permission, Captain Benjamin Allen Shore embarks with an untried crew for the heart of the galaxy, searching for new homes for mankind. What he finds is more than he had ever hoped for--and worse than he had ever feared.

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User Review  - JenneB - LibraryThing

1st line: "Ben Shore woke--and the long interior of the barracks-like building around him was still, moonlit dark." It's funny to read this because it seems completely cliche now, almost like a parody ... Read full review

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User Review  - iftyzaidi - LibraryThing

Not terrible. But almost. I really had to push myself to finish it. It hasn't aged well. And the whole sub-plot about the main character's insistence of enforcing military discipline on the civilian ... Read full review

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About the author (1988)

A naturalized American who was born in Canada on November 1, 1923, Gordon Rupert Dickson is a popular science fiction writer. Dickson graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1948 and made his home in Minneapolis. Among his many novels, especially notable is Soldier, Ask Not, which won the Hugo Award in 1965. For many years, Dickson's most engrossing project was his Childe Cycle, a series of novels about humanity's evolutionary potential, which included a group of futuristic books that are popularly known as the Dorsai Cycle. Dickson also wrote hundreds of short stories and novelettes including Call Him Lord, for which he received a Nebula Award in 1966.

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