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In a chillingly realistic scenario for the future, the Peacekeepers, the U.N. Peacekeeping force that operates all strategic defense satellites in orbit around Earth, combat terrorism, tactical nuclear bombs and war in Central America and the Middle East
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Ben Bova was born in Philadelphia and received his doctorate in education from California Coast University in 1996. The author of over 120 futuristic novels and nonfiction books, he has also been a radio commentator, editor, lecturer, and aerospace industry executive. His articles, opinion pieces, and reviews have appeared in Scientific American, Nature, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and many other publications. His work has earned six Hugo Awards. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation in 2005, and his novel Titan won the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for the best science fiction novel of 2006.
Well-known science fiction author Bova had the misfortune of publishing this just before the fall of the Soviet Union, so the Soviets persist in his near-future vision of an emerging world police force engaged in preventing wars. There is a gripping sequence aboard a space station, with much action on the ground, as well. Theodore Bikel brings a profound authority to his reading. His sonorous bass voice does not admit contradiction: One dares not disbelieve the narrative. He is a master of accents and here uses his talent to its fullest effect. D.W. (c) AudioFile, Portland, Maine
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Book Description Tor Books, 1989. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # N1-KHM5-XWK4
Book Description Tor Books, 1989. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0812502388
Book Description Tor Books, 1989. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0812502388