Earthclan

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N. Doubleday - Science fiction - 985 pages
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The uplift series postulates a future in which humans have managed to survive the 21st century and overcome their neuroses. They "lift up" to sapience two species: dolphins and chimpanzees, now called neo-dolphins and neo-chimps. At that point, they make contact with galactic civilization, billions of years old, who regard the humans, neo-dolphins, and neo-chimps (Earthclan) as wolfling renegades unfit for civilized society. When the dolphin-crewed spaceship, the Streaker, discovers a momentous archaeological find with religious implications for galactic society, Earthclan is beset by powerful, hostile alien races trying to get access to the discovery. But these wolflings have some tricks up their sleeves ...

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Review: Earthclan (The Uplift Saga #2-3)

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Contains the novels Startide rising and the Uplift War. Humanity discovers that it is not alone but must struggle to meet the requirements of membership into the stellar community of worlds and races. Read full review

Review: Earthclan (The Uplift Saga #2-3)

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Contains the novels Startide rising and the Uplift War. Humanity discovers that it is not alone but must struggle to meet the requirements of membership into the stellar community of worlds and races. Read full review

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David Brin is a scientist, writer, and public speaker. He was born in Pasadena, California, on October 9, 1950. Brin attended the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and later earned a doctorate at the University of California. He accepted a position as an engineer at Hughes Aircraft Company. Brin is a former fellow at the California Space Institute and serves on several government and nongovernment advisory committees dealing with issues involved with technological growth. Brin has lectured all over the world on such topics as space flight, ecology, and the search for extraterrestrial life. Brin deals with global warming, the destruction of the ozone layer, and pollution of Earth. His 1987 novel, The Uplift War, received the Hugo Award and the Locus Award. His novels have been translated into 20 languages.

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