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Author: James E Gunn
Publisher: Dallas, Tex. : BenBella Books ; [Chicago] : Distributed by Independent Publishers Group, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James E Gunn
ISBN: 1932100652 9781932100655
OCLC Number: 57579177
Description: 154 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by James Gunn.
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""A new take on the theme of first contact with alien civilizations. Full of wonder, elegant writing, and thought." --George Zebrowski, author, Brute Orbits

 
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This is plausible and believable

by plappen (WorldCat user published 2011-10-16) Very Good Permalink

First Contact with an alien species can happen in a grand moment of scientific discovery, like in the film "Contact." It can also happen in a much more mundane and accidental manner.

Adrian Mast is an aeronautical engineer (and frustrated astronaut). Browsing in a local bookstore, he picks...
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