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Footfall

A Novel

Footfall( )
Author: Niven, Larry
Pournelle, Jerry
ISBN:978-0-345-32344-6
Publication Date:Apr 1986
Publisher:Random House Worlds
Imprint:Del Rey
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $8.99
Book Description:

"Nobody does it better than Niven and Pournelle. I loved it!"--Tom Clancy They first appear as a series of dots on astronomical plates, heading from Saturn directly toward Earth. Since the ringed planet carries no life, scientists deduce the mysterious ship to be a visitor from another star. The world's frantic efforts to signal the aliens go unanswered. The first contact is hostile: the invaders blast a Soviet space station, seize the survivors, and...
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Book Details
Pages:608
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.22 x 6.64 x 1.3 Inches
Book Weight:0.738 Pounds
Author Biography
Niven, Larry (Author)
Larry Niven received his B.A. in mathematics in 1962. His first novel, World of Ptavvs (1966), was a success and launched his career. Niven has won five Hugos and one Nebula award, testimony that his colleagues in the science fiction world respect his work. Perhaps Niven's most well-known creation is Ringworld, a distant planet that may be taken as a metaphor for Earth, as it was once great but has since fallen into decay.

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