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Slow Lightning Paperback – 6 March 2000

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  • Paperback : 448 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0002247356
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0002247351
  • Publisher : Voyager (6 March 2000)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18 ratings

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From the Back Cover

EARTH: POPULATION 5,000,000,000
THE UNIVERSE: POPULATION 5,000,000,000
IT'S A LONELY PLACE OUT THERE

We are alone in the universe. We have faster than light travel. We've been looking for over 1,000 years, and there is simply nothing out there. The universe is a magnificent, but sterile, wilderness – and it all belongs to us. Maybe we should consider ourselves lucky.

That's the received wisdom, anyway. A new expedition, investigating a mysteriously aborted mission 27 years earlier, is about to turn that wisdom on its head.

Another classic space adventure from the author that brought you 'Moonfall, Ancient Shores, Eternity Road' and 'The Engines of God.'

"The heir to Asimov"
MICHAEL SWANWICK

About the Author

Jack McDevitt is widely regarded by his fellow professionals as one of the finest sf writers working in the USA. His previous novels include Ancient Shores, Moonfall and the highly acclaimed The Engines of God. He has served as an officer in the US Navy, taught English and literature, and worked for the US Customs Service. He currently lives in Georgia, USA.

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John Eppstein
5.0 out of 5 stars Another great space adventure by Jack McDevitt
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Richard M. Jones
4.0 out of 5 stars Sci-Fi reality
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Ray Kuryla
5.0 out of 5 stars "Slow Lightning" is an alternate title for "Infinity Beach".
Reviewed in the United States on 29 January 2013
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4.0 out of 5 stars I liked the original book
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CabinInTheWoods
5.0 out of 5 stars Typical McDevitt - great story
Reviewed in the United States on 11 September 2013
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