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The sky people

Author: S M Stirling; Gregory Manchess
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In 1988, with the Cold War raging, Marc Vitrac is assigned to Jamestown, the U.S.-Commonwealth base on Venus, and discovers a perilous world swarming with lost races of people, where he confronts a secret that could threaten the human race.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Novels
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: S M Stirling; Gregory Manchess
ISBN: 0765314886 9780765314888 0765353768 9780765353764
OCLC Number: 64289092
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
"A sci fi essential book"--Jacket.
"Jacket art by Gregory Manchess"--Back flap of jacket.
Description: 301 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: S.M. Stirling.
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Marc Vitrac was born in Louisiana in the early 1960's, about the time the first interplanetary probes delivered the news that Mars and Venus were teeming with lifeeven human life.  Read more...

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Rollicking [A] terrific premise. "Publishers Weekly (starred review) on The Sky People" Powerful and convincing. "Harry Turtledove on Dies the Fire" Stirling gives himself a broad canvas on which to Read more...

 
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Dinosaurs on Venus

by wrobins1 (WorldCat user published 2007-05-17) Fair Permalink
"The Sun rose in the west. Deera of the Cloud Mountain People ran as she had through the short hours of darkness, without hope and without much fear."Stirling has combined science fictional elements from a variety of sources, including Edgar Rice Burroughs to create a story that is engaging, but not...
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