Red Planet Blues

March 26, 2013|
Red Planet Blues by Robert J Sawyer
$30.00
Hardcover
Earn 150 plum® points
Buy Online
Ship to an address
Not currently available.
Pick up in store
To see if pickup is available,
Buy In Store
Not sold in stores
Prices and offers may vary in store

about

Robert J. Sawyer, the author of such "revelatory and though-provoking"* works as Triggers and the novels of the WWW trilogy, presents a noir mystery set on a lawless Mars in a future in which everything is cheap and life is even cheaper...

The name''s Lomax- Alex Lomax. I''m the one and only private eye working the mean streets of New Klondike, the Martian frontier town that sprang up forty years ago after Simon Weingarten and Denny O''Reilly discovered fossils on the Red Planet. Back on Earth, where anything can be synthesized, the remains of alien life are the most valuable of all collectibles, so shiploads of desperate treasure hunters stampeded here in the Great Martian Fossil Rush.

I''m trying to make an honest buck in a dishonest world, tracking down killers and kidnappers among the failed prospectors, the corrupt cops, and a growing population of transfers- lucky stiffs who, ater striking paleontological gold, upload their minds into immortal android bodies. But when I uncover clues to solving the decades-old murders of Weingarten and O''Reilly, along with a journal that may lead to their legendary mother lode of Martian fossils, God only knows what I''ll dig up...

*The Globe and Mail

Robert J. Sawyer was born in Ottawa and lives in  Mississauga with his wife, poet Carolyn Clink. He has won  both the Hugo and Nebula Awards for best novel. The ABC TV  series FlashForward was based on his novel of the same name.
Loading
Title:Red Planet Blues
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:368 pages, 9.25 X 6.3 X 1.18 in
Shipping dimensions:368 pages, 9.25 X 6.3 X 1.18 in
Published:March 26, 2013
Publisher:Penguin Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780670065776

Look for similar items by category:

Recently Viewed
|