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Author: Arthur C Clarke; Stephen Baxter; John Lee; Blackstone Audiobooks.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Returned to the earth of 2037 by the Firstborn, mysterious beings of almost limitless technological prowess, Bisesa Dutt is haunted by the memories of her five years spent on the strange alternate earth called Mir, a jigsaw-puzzle world made up of lands and people cut out of different eras of Earth's history. Why did the Firstborn create Mir? Why was Bisesa taken there and then brought back on the day after her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
Science fiction
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)234175298
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur C Clarke; Stephen Baxter; John Lee; Blackstone Audiobooks.
ISBN: 9781433252402 1433252406
OCLC Number: 244001087
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from image on Web page (viewed July 17, 2008).
Unabridged.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 10:29:39.
Performer(s): Read by John Lee.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 150811 KB; MP3 file size: 295575 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Arthur C. Clarke, Stephen Baxter.

Abstract:

Returned to the earth of 2037 by the Firstborn, mysterious beings of almost limitless technological prowess, Bisesa Dutt is haunted by the memories of her five years spent on the strange alternate earth called Mir, a jigsaw-puzzle world made up of lands and people cut out of different eras of Earth's history. Why did the Firstborn create Mir? Why was Bisesa taken there and then brought back on the day after her original disappearance? Bisesa's questions receive a chilling answer when scientists discover an anomaly in the sun's core -- an anomaly that has no natural cause is evidence of alien intervention over two thousand years before. Now plans set in motion millennia ago by inscrutable watchers light-years away are coming to fruition in a sunstorm designed to scour the Earth of all life in a bombardment of deadly radiation. Thus commences a furious race against a ticking solar time bomb. But even now, as apocalypse looms, cooperation is not easy for the peoples and nations of the Earth. Religious and political differences threaten to undermine every effort. And all the while, the Firstborn are watching ...

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