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The rock rats

Author: Ben Bova
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This sequel to The Precipice continues the saga of the struggle for the wealth of the solar system. Annotation. Visionary space industrialist Dan Randolph is dead-but his proteacute;geacute;, pilot Pancho Barnes, now sits on the board of his conglomerate. She has her work cut out for her. For Randolph's rival, Martin Humphries, still wants to control Astro and still wants to drive independent asteroid miners like  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Bova
ISBN: 0765302276 9780765302274
OCLC Number: 48501331
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Description: 384 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Ben Bova.
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This sequel to The Precipice continues the saga of the struggle for the wealth of the solar system. Annotation. Visionary space industrialist Dan Randolph is dead-but his proteacute;geacute;, pilot Pancho Barnes, now sits on the board of his conglomerate. She has her work cut out for her. For Randolph's rival, Martin Humphries, still wants to control Astro and still wants to drive independent asteroid miners like Lars Fuchs out of business. Humphries wants revenge against Pancho-and, most of all, he wants his old flame, Amanda, who has become Lars Fuchs's wife. Brimming with memorable characters and human conflict, rugged high-tech prospectors and boardroom betrayals, The Rock Rats continues the tale of our near-future struggle over the incalculable wealth of the Asteroid Belt, the richest source of raw mineral wealth known to humankind. Before it ends, many will die-and many will achieve more than they ever dreamed was possible.

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