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Higher education : a Jupiter novel

Author: Charles Sheffield; Jerry Pournelle
Publisher: New York : Tor, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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When a practical joke gets him kicked out of school, Rick Luban thinks he has nowhere to go. Instead, he gets a second chance--and a life of adventure--when he signs up for a career in asteroid mining. The mining company has its own system of turning boys into men, the "higher education" of the title.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Sheffield; Jerry Pournelle
ISBN: 0312861745 9780312861742
OCLC Number: 34029753
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Description: 286 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Charles Sheffield & Jerry Pournelle.

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When a practical joke gets him kicked out of school, Rick Luban thinks he has nowhere to go. Instead, he gets a second chance--and a life of adventure--when he signs up for a career in asteroid mining. The mining company has its own system of turning boys into men, the "higher education" of the title.

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