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Joe Haldeman


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Digital Audiobook (12/5/2011)
Mass Market (12/24/2012)


"One of science fiction's most reliable practitioners" ("San Francisco Chronicle") continues his saga of space exploration.

The mysterious alien Others have prohibited humans from space travel-destroying Earth's fleet of starships in a display of unimaginable power. Now Carmen Dula, the first human to encounter Martians and then the mysterious Others, and her colleagues struggle to find a way, using nineteenthcentury technology, to reclaim the future that has been stolen from them.

Ace Hardcover, 9780441020959, 272pp.

Publication Date: December 6, 2011

About the Author

Joe Haldeman is a Vietnam veteran whose classic novels "The Forever War" and "Forever Peace" both have the rare honor of winning the Hugo and Nebula awards. He has served twice as president of Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America and is currently an adjunct professor teaching writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He lives in Massachusetts.