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The wreck of the River of Stars

  • 480 Pages
  • 3.89 MB
  • 6640 Downloads
  • English
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TOR , New York
Space ships -- Fiction., Space flight -- Fic
StatementMichael Flynn.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3556.L89 W7 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination480 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3565885M
ISBN 100765300990
LC Control Number2002040939
OCLC/WorldCa51088188

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In his excellent novel The Wreck of The River of Stars, Michael Flynn looks back on the romantic Age of Sail: the second, high-tech Age of Sail, when spaceships with vast magnetic sails rode the solar winds across the immense ocean of space, and the greatest of the luxury spaceliners was The River of the second Age of Sail is dead: the magnetic sails all were struck, and the /5(58).

The River of Stars is a former space luxury liner that used to travel by magnetic sail on the solar wind. Having fallen on harder times, it is now a tramp freighter that blasts through the Sun's Middle System on its four high-powered Farnsworth engines/5(58).

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His characters will break your heart as they work, love, fight, grow, grieve and die. This is a wonderful book, easily Flynn's best This is /5(20). New science fiction, set in the same medium-future as Flynn's previous (Falling Stars,etc.).

Once a luxury passenger liner, its huge superconducting magnetic sails spread to catch the solar wind, The River of Stars became obsolete following the invention of the fusion thruster. Stripped down, equipped with four fusion thrusters, the ship thereafter hauled cargo between Jupiter and the.

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Praise for The Wreck of the River of Stars “Flynn's multivolume saga of near-future global peril combines space adventure with dynastic and political intrigue to create a complex drama with a large cast of characters and a too-plausible premise.”.

The Wreck of the River of Stars Michael Flynn Tor/Forge Flatiron Building, Fifth Avenue, New York, NY $ While trading in Middle System out past Jupiter, the aging craft, The River of Stars, is plagued by a tragedy of errors.

The Wreck of the River of Stars His major work was the Firestar sequence, a four-book future history. "As Robert A. Heinlein did and all too few have done since, Michael Flynn writes about the near future as if he'd been there and was bringing back reports of what he'd seen," said Harry Turtledove.

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Michael Flynn has written the best SF in the tradition of Robert A. Heinlein of the last decade. His major work was the Firestar sequence, a four-book future history.

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Doherty Associates, LLC, Tom, Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.

The spine remains undamaged. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers.A reprint of three columns, which I reprint here in one place in order to offer timely advice about titles.

The esteemed Mike Flynn (who has never written a book entitled Wreck of the Country of the River of the Blind Stars) has written an article entitled “Entitlement”, and yours truly as well as real science fiction authors such as Nancy Kress and Michael Swanwick were interviewed and.Really nice wreck dive.

It sunk in a storm many years ago and storms occasionally beat it up. It has dispursed a bit over the years (I first dove it 14 years ago) and today it is a really nice dive with lots of fish and coral in only about 45 feet - so that it is accessible to 5/5(7).