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Author: Стругацкий, Борис Натанович. ; Arkadiĭ Strugat︠s︡kiĭ; Boris Strugat︠s︡kiĭ; Olena Bormashenko
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Red Schuhart is a stalker, one of those young rebels who are compelled, in spite of the extreme danger, to venture illegally into the Zone to collect the mysterious artifacts that the alien visitors left scattered around. His life is dominated by the place and the thriving black market in the alien products. But when he and his friend Kirill go into the Zone together to pick up a "full empty," something goes wrong.  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Стругацкий, Борис Натанович. ; Arkadiĭ Strugat︠s︡kiĭ; Boris Strugat︠s︡kiĭ; Olena Bormashenko
ISBN: 9781613743416 1613743416
OCLC Number: 772715738
Description: ix, 209 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Piknik na obochine.
Responsibility: Arkady and Boris Strugatsky ; translated by Olena Bormashenko.

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"Red Schuhart is a stalker, one of those young rebels who are compelled, in spite of the extreme danger, to venture illegally into the Zone to collect the mysterious artifacts that the alien visitors left scattered around. His life is dominated by the place and the thriving black market in the alien products. But when he and his friend Kirill go into the Zone together to pick up a "full empty," something goes wrong. And the news he gets from his girlfriend upon his return makes it inevitable that he'll keep going back to the Zone, again and again, until he finds the answer to all his problems."--

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