Episodic, improbable, well-paced entertainment, with a credo that's much more constructive and pleasing than Bova's usual Red Menace hysteria: his best outing for some time. Felt it could have been much better. Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. How is the narrator supposed to know this? Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. I think Bova should have re-named the book.
Kantrowitz later of the Foresight Institute. The book deals with the ramifications of such a setup. So: hats off to the author for managing to predict fairly accurately what present-day tech looks like. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Take one of the forgettable James Bond or Tom Clancy movies from the 90s and just copy paste. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. He would later divorce Rosa in 1974.
Interior is clean and legible. Funny thing is you never learn who this archivist is. Target Audience Group Trade Classification Method Dewey Decimal 813. The story was certainly well-written, but I had a lot of problems with it. Bound in dark blue paper over boards with silver spine lettering. Book Condition: Collectible: Like New. In 2000, he was the Author Guest of Honor at the 58th World Science Fiction Convention Chicon 2000.
I liked this one : I was temporarily confused because it's sci-fi set in the near future and it seemed reasonably up-to-date on the trajectory of modern technology, but the Soviet Union was still around. He is an environmentalist, but rejects Luddism. How dated that has become only to be substituted for other worldly challenges is interesting as well. But what happens inside national boundaries is unhindered. Bova is the author of over a hundred and fifteen books, non-fiction as well as science fiction. Unusually restrained, starry-eyed near-future disarmament yarn from the normally hawkish veteran editor-writer.
When a devastating meteor shower nearly destroys their ship, Micah is separated from his family and stranded on Sovereign, a vast planet of raging rivers, towering forests, and deadly creatures. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Signature only A First edition, First printing. The Soviet Union still exists, Japan, not China, is the Asian power, terrorists have nukes and dirty bombs, cocaine cartels are all powerful and the greatest threat to peace. He would later divorce Rosa in 1974.
There was a useless love triangle that took away from it, and did not understand the thinking of the bad guy at the ending which was too abrupt The concluding patriotic moment I guess was suppose to be dramatic and inspiring but I felt neither. The Peacekeepers was published in 1988, who knew the Soviet Union would be gone in a few short years? Dust Jacket is in Near Fine condition. Satellite warfare, guerrilla action and undercover operatio ns highlight this action-packed adventure by the author of The Kinsman Saga. Ben Bova was born on November 8, 1932 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Martin Humphries, fabulously wealthy heir of the Humphries Trust, also knows that space-based industry is the way of the future.
He works fast, and owns the accents. Bookseller: , Nevada, United States Tor Books. Good only in a very good dust jacket spine slant, other reading wear, discoloration from glue on endpapers and under dj flaps. At any rate, the story begins with the troubles that beset this new organisation established to create peace in the world. No visible wear, and all facets of the item are flawless and intact.
But unlike Randolph, he does not care if Earth perishes in the process. The main characters are quite underdeveloped, with minor characters stealing the attention most often. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. To be fair, some projections in the novel seem oddly prescient, but that doesn't make this book essential reading. Bova is an avid fencer and organized Avco Everett's fencing club. Dust Jacket is covered by Mylar Brodart.
Funny thing is you never learn who this archivist is. Bova was a technical writer fo Ben Bova was born on November 8, 1932 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Arthur C. Like I said, I thought it was mediocre. This is particularly true when dealing with politics.