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Starfish

Author: Peter Watts
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 suitable for long-term employment in these experimental  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Science fiction
Fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Watts, Peter, 1958-
Starfish
(OCoLC)226280993
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Watts
ISBN: 9781466881150 1466881151
OCLC Number: 890207669
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Description: 1 online resource (317 pages)
Responsibility: Peter Watts.

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When civilization needs someone to run generating stations three kilometres below the surface of the Pacific, it seeks out a special sort of person for its Rifters program. It recruits those whose  Read more...

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"No one has taken this premise to such pitiless lengths--and depths--as Watts.... In a claustrophobic setting enlivened by periodic flashes of beauty and terror, the crew of Beebe Station come across Read more...

 
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