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The songs of distant earth

Author: Arthur C Clarke; Michael Whelan
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1987. ©1986
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First U.S. mass market editionView all editions and formats
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When Earth is destroyed by the Sun's explosion, a few refugees escape on a starship that uses a new quantum drive. En route to an empty and hostile world they intend to colonize, they stop at a colony settled long ago that arouses their ambivalent admiration.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur C Clarke; Michael Whelan
ISBN: 0345322401 9780345322401 0345339088 9780345339089
OCLC Number: 15715833
Notes: Cover art by Michael Whelan.
First U.S. mass market edition May 1987.
"A Del Rey book"--Title page, title page verso, and front cover.
"Del Rey science fiction"--Spine.
Description: 319 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Arthur C. Clarke.

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When Earth is destroyed by the Sun's explosion, a few refugees escape on a starship that uses a new quantum drive. En route to an empty and hostile world they intend to colonize, they stop at a colony settled long ago that arouses their ambivalent admiration.

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