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A deepness in the sky

Author: Vernor Vinge; Bob Eggleton
Publisher: New York : Tor, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The story of the Spiders, inhabitants of a planet where the sun regularly stops shining for periods of 200 years, during which they are frozen in ice. The novel picks them up emerging from their most recent hibernation in a frenzy of activity and innovation to make up for lost time. By the author of A Fire upon the Deep.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vernor Vinge; Bob Eggleton
ISBN: 0312856830 9780312856830 0812536355 9780812536355 9781473211964 1473211964
OCLC Number: 40150541
Notes: Novel.
Jacket art by Bob Eggleton.
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Awards: Short-listed for Arthur C Clarke Award 2000
Description: 606 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Vernor Vinge.
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Two rival trading cultures hover high above a slumbering planet, awaiting its wakening from a 215-year hibernation so that they can pursue a line of commerce with the planet's inhabitants and their  Read more...

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"Huge, intricate, and ingenious, with superbly realized aliens: a chilling spellbinding dramatization of the horrors of slavery and mind control." --Kirkus Reviews (pointer review)"A feast of Read more...

 
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