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Starfish

Author: Peter Watts
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2000, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st mass market edView all editions and formats
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"In the tradition of Arthur C Clarke's The Deep Range. A huge international corporation has developed a facility along the Juan de Fuca Ridge at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean to exploit geothermal power. They send a bio-engineered crew-people who have been altered to withstand the pressure and breathe the seawater-down to live and work in this weird, fertile undersea darkness. unfortunately, the only people  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Adventure fiction
Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Watts
ISBN: 0812575857 9780812575859
OCLC Number: 43435054
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Description: 374 p. ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: Peter Watts.

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A story of the not-too-distant future, and the exploitation of the geothermal resources of the deep Juan de Fuca Rift in the Pacific by multinational corporations. Unfortunately, all the volunteers  Read more...

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"Gritty action and realistic science...a dark and vivid world." --David Brin "The dark universe of the sea bottom and the rich characterization captivate to the last page. Watts makes a brilliant Read more...

 
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