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Night train to Rigel

Author: Timothy Zahn
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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When the Quadrail transportation system that connects the galaxy's worlds is threatened by a dangerous military force and a race of addictive coral producers, unemployed investigator Compton is enlisted to prevent the system's takeover. It all starts when a man comes to deliver a message to Frank Compton--only to fall dead at his feet. What follows is a suspenseful thriller that only Timothy Zahn, a master of hard  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Zahn
ISBN: 0765307162 9780765307163
OCLC Number: 58604523
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Description: 349 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Timothy Zahn.
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