This Alien Shore

July 1, 1999|
This Alien Shore by C.s. Friedman
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This lauded work of science fiction and New York Times Notable Book of the Year explores a universe where genetic mutations have allowed certain individuals to traverse the stars. 

It is the second stage of human colonization—the first age, humanity''s initial attempt to people the stars, ended in disaster when it was discovered that Earth''s original superluminal drive did permanent genetic damage to all who used it—mutating Earth''s far-flung colonists in mind and body.

Now, one of Earth''s first colonies has given humanity back the stars, but at a high price—a monopoly over all human commerce. And when a satellite in Earth''s outer orbit is viciously attacked by corporate raiders, an unusual young woman flees to a ship bound for the Up-and-Out.

But her narrow escape does not mean safety. For speeding across the galaxy pursued by ruthless, but unknown adversaries, this young woman will discover a secret which is buried deep inside her psyche—a revelation the universe may not be ready to face....
An acknowledged master of dark fantasy and science fiction alike, C.S. Friedman is a John W. Campbell award finalist, and the author of the highly acclaimed Coldfire Trilogy, New York Times Notable Book of the Year This Alien Shore, In Conquest Born, The Madness Season, The Wilding, The Magister Trilogy and the Dreamwalker se...
Title:This Alien ShoreFormat:Mass Market PaperbackProduct dimensions:576 pages, 6.7 X 4.2 X 1.55 inShipping dimensions:576 pages, 6.7 X 4.2 X 1.55 inPublished:1 juillet 1999Publisher:DawLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0886777992

ISBN - 13:9780886777999

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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