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Battlestations

Format:  Paperback,

448 pages

Publisher: Diamond Comic Distributors

Publish Date: Feb 2011

ISBN-13: 9781607012511

ISBN-10: 1607012510

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When the Fleet is challenged by an alien armada from the other side of the galaxy, the Fleet constructs the Stephen Hawking, an enormous mobile base for thousands of soldiers and warships... and the overstressed crew prepares for a direct assault by a deadly insectoid race. But the pressures of combat and close quarters have taken their toll, threatening to turn the crew to the enemy's prime advantage.

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Publisher: Diamond Comic Distributors
Publish Date: Feb 2011
ISBN-13: 9781607012511
ISBN-10: 1607012510
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 448
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.05
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.0 x 8.75 x 1.05
Walmart No.: 9781607012511

About the author

Biography of Resnick, Mike

Mike Resnick was born on March 5, 1942. He sold his first article in 1957, his first short story in 1959, and his first book in 1962. He attended the University of Chicago from1959 through 1961. Resnick began writing stories under various pseudonyms and churned out more than 200 novels, 300 short stories and 2,000 articles, from1964 through1976. He edited 7 different tabloid newspapers and a pair of men's magazines, as well.

Beginning with Shaggy B.E.M. Stories in 1988, Resnick has also become an anthology editor, and was nominated for a Best Editor Hugo in 1994 and 1995. His list of anthologies in print and in press totals more than 20. Since 1989, he has won four Hugo Awards, a Nebula Award, and has been nominated for 19 Hugos, eight Nebulas, a Clarke (British), and five Seiun-sho's (Japanese). He has also won 10 Homer Awards, an Alexander Award, a Golden Pagoda Award, the Seiun Award (Japanese), a Hayakawa SF Award (Japanese), a Locus Award, an Ignotus Award (Spanish), a Futura Award (Croatian), the Tour Eiffel Award (French), the Prix Ozone (French), two Sfinks Awards and a Fantastyka Award (both Polish), and has topped the S. F. Chronicle Poll six times and the Asimov's Readers Poll twice.

Biography of Stirling, S. M.

Stephen Michael Stirling is a French-born Canadian-American science fiction and fantasy author. His Birthday is September 30, 1953. He has lived in several countries and currently resides in the United States in New Mexico with his wife. He is probably best known for his Draka series of novels and his more recent time travel/alternate history Nantucket series and Emberverse series.

Chapter outline

Battlestation
Prologue
Facing the Enemy
Trading Up
Globin's Children
The Eyes of Texas
Starlight
Comrades
Gung Ho
Blind Spot
The Stand On Luminos
Killer Cure
A Transmigration of Soul
Interludes
Battlestation: Vanguard
Prologue
Deadfall
Hearing
Charity
Medic
Taken to the Cleaners
Imperatives
You Can't Make an Omelet
Joint Ventures
The Handmaiden
Shooting Star
Battle Offering
Failure Mode
Interludes

Book description

When the Fleet is challenged by an alien armada from the other side of the galaxy, the Fleet constructs the Stephen Hawking, an enormous mobile base for thousands of soldiers and warships... and the overstressed crew prepares for a direct assault by a deadly insectoid race. But the pressures of combat and close quarters have taken their toll, threatening to turn the crew to the enemy's prime advantage.

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