Tau Zero (First Edition): Poul Anderson Tau Zero (First Edition): Poul Anderson Tau Zero (First Edition): Poul Anderson

Tau Zero (First Edition)

Poul Anderson

Published by Doubleday, New York, 1970
ISBN 10: 0385017154 / ISBN 13: 9780385017152
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Title: Tau Zero (First Edition)

Publisher: Doubleday, New York

Publication Date: 1970

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition

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First edition as stated. No dust jacket. Book is near fine with the slightest wear to extremities. Boards are clean with no markings. Pages are clean and white. Altogether a pretty nice copy. Bookseller Inventory # 008044

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Synopsis: The epic voyage of the spacecraft Leonora Christine will take her and her fifty-strong crew to a planet some thirty light-years distant. But, because the ship will accelerate to close to the speed of light, for those on board subjective time will slow and the journey will be of only a few years' duration. Then a buffeting by an interstellar dustcloud changes everything. The ship's deceleration system is damaged irreperably and soon she is gaining velocity. When she attains light-speed, tau zero itself, the disparity between ship-time and external time becomes almost impossibly great. Eons and galaxies hurtle by, and the crew of the Leonora Christine speeds into the unknown.

About the Author: Poul Anderson was born in 1926 in Pennsylvania and educated at the University of Minnesota where he gained a degree in physics in 1948. Among his many fine novels are BRAIN WAVE, THE AVATAR, WAR OF THE WING-MEN and THE BOAT OF A MILLION YEARS, as well as the Fantasy Classics THREE HEARTS AND THREE LIONS and THE BROKEN SWORD.

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