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Star surgeon

Author: Alan Edward Nourse
Publisher: [Auckland] : The Floating Press, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This sci-fi classic from famed author Alan E. Nourse skillfully blends interesting speculation about future technologies and scientific practices and resonant social themes that are still relevant today, such as the lasting effects of prejudice and segregation. The novel tells the story of Earth's quest to join the Galactic Federation, which requires that member planets have a skill or technology that will be a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nourse, Alan E.
Star Surgeon.
Auckland : The Floating Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Edward Nourse
ISBN: 9781775562610 1775562611
OCLC Number: 851573585
Notes: Archived by the National Library of New Zealand in PDF (187 pages).
Novel.
Hypertext links contained in the archived instances of this title are non-functional.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Title; Contents; Chapter 1 --
The Intruder; Chapter 2 --
Hospital Seattle; Chapter 3 --
The Inquisition; Chapter 4 --
The Galactic Pill Peddlers; Chapter 5 --
Crisis on Morua VIII; Chapter 6 --
Tiger Makes a Promise; Chapter 7 --
Alarums and Excursions; Chapter 8 --
Plague!; Chapter 9 --
The Incredible People; Chapter 10 --
The Boomerang Clue; Chapter 11 --
Dal Breaks a Promise; Chapter 12 --
The Showdown; Chapter 13 --
The Trial; Chapter 14 --
Star Surgeon.
Responsibility: Alan E. Nourse.
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This sci-fi classic from famed author Alan E. Nourse skillfully blends interesting speculation about future technologies and scientific practices and resonant social themes that are still relevant today, such as the lasting effects of prejudice and segregation. The novel tells the story of Earth's quest to join the Galactic Federation, which requires that member planets have a skill or technology that will be a valuable contribution to the group. This effort is mirrored on another ...

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