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The forever war

Author: Joe W Haldeman
Publisher: London : Gollancz, 2010.
Series: SF masterworks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Private William Mandella is a reluctant hero in an interstellar war against an unknowable and unconquerable alien enemy. But his greatest test will be when he returns home. Relativity means that for every few months' tour of duty centuries have passed on Earth, isolating the combatants ever more from the world for whose future they are fighting.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe W Haldeman
ISBN: 9781407230085 1407230085
OCLC Number: 1012493907
Notes: Originally published: 1974.
Awards: Nebula Award for Best Novel, 1975.
Hugo Award for Best Novel, 1976.
Description: xi, 240 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: SF masterworks.
Responsibility: Joe Haldeman.

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'Military science fiction comes in many flavours, and Joe Haldeman's is every bit as satisfying as Heinlein's.' * SciFiNow *

 
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