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On the faraway planet of Xica, a team of Earth's premier scientists have established first contact with a humanoid civilisation. For the first time in history, intelligent life has been discovered in the far reaches of space.
And the natives appear to be extremely friendly! They even invite their human guests to live in their village and study them.
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Alan Dean Foster work to date includes excursions into hard science-fiction, fantasy, horror, detective, western, historical, and contemporary fiction. He has also written numerous non-fiction articles on film, science, and scuba diving, as well as having produced the novel versions of many films, including such well-known productions as Star Wars, the first three Alien films, Alien Nation, and The Chronicles of Riddick. Other works include scripts for talking records, radio, computer games, and the story for the first Star Trek movie. His novel Shadowkeep was the first ever book adapation of an original computer game. In addition to publication in English his work has been translated into more than fifty languages and has won awards in Spain and Russia. His novel Cyber Way won the Southwest Book Award for Fiction in 1990, the first work of science-fiction ever to do so.
Foster's sometimes humorous, occasionally poignant, but always entertaining short fiction has appeared in all the major SF magazines as well as in original anthologies and several "Best of the Year" compendiums. His published oeurve includes more than 100 books.
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Book Description Severn House Publishers, 1997. Condition: Fair. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Seller Inventory # GRP87412471
Book Description Severn House Publishers, 1997. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0727851047
Book Description Severn House, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A. Hardcover. Condition: Poor (ex-library). Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Library sticker on first end page. Title page is missing When nine scientists discover a faraway planet that is miraculously like Earth, they immediately move in for a closer look but discover that nothing is as it actually seems and that their survival will be challenged. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; ISBN: 0727851047. ISBN/EAN: 9780727851048. Inventory No: 07050092. The photo of this book is of the actual book for sale. Seller Inventory # 07050092
Book Description Severn House Publishers, 1997. Condition: UsedAcceptable. book. Seller Inventory # M0727851047_4
Book Description Severn House Publishers, 1997. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Seller Inventory # P020727851047