Nova

Nova

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Paperback, Vintage Books USA, 2002, ISBN # 0375706704
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Delany's classic work of science fiction chronicles the intergalactic adventures of Mouse, an itinerant minstrel, and intrepid spaceship Captain Lorq Von Ray, as they set out to journey through the core of a recently imploded sun. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

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Delany's classic work of science fiction chronicles the intergalactic adventures of Mouse, an itinerant minstrel, and intrepid spaceship Captain Lorq Von Ray, as they set out to journey through the core of a recently imploded sun. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

Given that the suns of Draco stretch almost sixteen light years from end to end, it stands to reason that the cost of transportation is the most important factor of the 32nd century. And since Illyrion is the element most needed for space travel, Lorq von Ray is plenty willing to fly through the core of a recently imploded sun in order to obtain seven tons of it. The potential for profit is so great that Lorq has little difficulty cobbling together an alluring crew that includes a gypsy musician and a moon-obsessed scholar interested in the ancient art of writing a novel. What the crew doesn’ t know, though, is that Lorq’ s quest is actually fueled by a private revenge so consuming that he’ ll stop at nothing to achieve it. In the grandest manner of speculative fiction, Nova is a wise and witty classic that casts a fascinating new light on some of humanity’ s oldest truths and enduring myths.

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Number of Pages: 241
Original Languages: English
Subject: FICTION_SCIENCE FICTION_GENERAL
Author: Delany, Samuel R.
Target Audience: Trade
Publisher: Random House Inc
ISBN-13: 9780375706707
Fiction/Nonfiction: Y
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 5.25 x 8.00 x 0.75 Inches
ISBN-10: 0375706704
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