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Old man's war

Author: John Scalzi
Publisher: New York : A Tom Doherty Associates Book, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Enlisting in the army on his seventy-fifth birthday, John Perry joins an interstellar war between Earth and alien enemies who would stake claims on the few existing inhabitable planets, unaware that the conflict involves much more than he understands.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
War stories
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Scalzi
ISBN: 0765309408 9780765309402
OCLC Number: 56128607
Description: 316 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: John Scalzi.
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"Gripping and surpassingly original. It's "Starship Troopers" without the lectures. It's "The Forever War" with better sex. It's funny, it's sad, and it's true." --Cory Doctorow "John Scalzi is a Read more...

 
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Bujoldian

by Barbara G (WorldCat user published 2006-05-14) Very Good Permalink
Scalzi does a great job creating believable and sympathetic characters, rather like Lois McMaster Bujold. Great action and a fun universe to visit!
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