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The starship Earthling, filled with thousands of hybernating colonists en route to a new world at Tau Ceti, is stranded beyond the solar system when the ship?s three Organic Mental Cores?disembodied human brains that control the vessel?s functions?go insane. An emergency skeleton crew sees only one chance for survival: to create an artificial consciousness in the Earthling?s primary computer, which could guide them to their destination . . . or could destroy the human race.
Frank Herbert?s classic novel that begins the epic Pandora Sequence (written with Bill Ransom), which also includes The Jesus Incident, The Lazarus Effect, and The Ascension Factor.
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Frank Herbert was born in Tacoma, Washington, and educated at the University of Washington, Seattle. He worked a wide variety of jobs--including TV cameraman, radio commentator, oyster diver, jungle survival instructor, lay analyst, creative writing teacher, reporter and editor of several West Coast newspapers--before becoming a full-time writer. He died in 1986.
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Book Description Berkley, 1978. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Revised Edition. Berkley 1978 Revised Edition New/. Seller Inventory # 282017
Book Description Berkley, 1978. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0425039226
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Book Description Berkley, 1978. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0425039226