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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Twenty-third century,
  • Human-alien encounters,
  • Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMichael McCollum
SeriesDel Rey science fiction
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 9 vol. 3
The Physical Object
Pagination261 p. ;
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24800456M
ISBN 100345371089
ISBN 109780345371089
LC Control Number92090143
OCLC/WorldCa26253523

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THE-SAILS-OF-TAU-CETI-(English-Mj Adobe Acrobat Reader DCDownload Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Ebook PDF:With Acrobat Reader DC you can do more than just open and view PDF files Its easy to add annotations to documents using a complete set of commenting tools.   The location of Tau Ceti in the night sky. Credit: University of Hertfordshire Look up in the sky tonight towards the southeast in the constellation Cetus. There’s a naked-eye star named Tau. The Sails of Tau Ceti! -- An Excerpt. The control room was crowded for the final approach. Garth and Tory continued strapped into their couches, while Kit and Eli floated behind them. The two observers had anchored themselves to handy stanchions in an attempt to keep out of the way. "See anything?".   His other books include The Clouds of Saturn and The Sails of Tau Ceti. His latest books, Gibraltar Earth, Gibraltar Sun, Gibraltar Stars and Antares Victory, were published for the first time anywhere at Sci Fi - Arizona, and Third Millennium : Michael McCollum.