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The Infinite Sea

Carver, Jeffrey A.

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ISBN 10: 0312856091 / ISBN 13: 9780312856090
Published by Tor Books, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1996
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Slight dust soiling to the page block. The dust jacket is slightly rubbed, has a 1/8 inch closed tear to top of rear panel and is unclipped ($23:95). 0 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 number line. Signed by the author on the title page. Bookseller Inventory # 000131

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Title: The Infinite Sea

Publisher: Tor Books, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Alan Gutierrez dj art

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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John Bandicut and his company of alien friends have journeyed from the vast, enigmatic Shipworld back into the Milky Way galaxy. Arriving on a mysterious ocean planet in the "star-spanner" bubble, they find themselves underwater - and sinking rapidly. Below them lies an undersea city, where a race known as the Neri live in a world lit by artificial light and bioluminescence.
Bandicut and the others are immediately captured by the suspicious Neri. The Neri are a people besieged: from above, by the inimical race they call the landers, whose activities are poisoning the sea...from within, by the failure of their own irreplaceable deep-sea factories...and from below, by the Maw of the Abyss, a terrifyingly destructive entity at the bottom of the sea, now stirring back to life after a long silence.
But why were Bandicut and his company sent here? To intervene in the war with the landers? To try to save the Neri from the Maw of the Abyss, as alien powers once saved the Earth? For Bandicut, the discovery of the true nature of the Maw is only the beginning of an answer. Time is running out. They must solve the deadly riddles that threaten to destroy this world.

About the Author:

Jeffrey A. Carver was a Nebula Award finalist for his novel Eternity's End. He also authored Battlestar Galactica, a novelization of the critically acclaimed television miniseries. His novels combine thought-provoking characters with engaging storytelling, and range from the adventures of the Star Rigger universe ( Star Rigger's Way, Dragons in the Stars, and others) to the ongoing, character-driven hard SF of The Chaos Chronicles--which begins with Neptune Crossing and continues with Strange Attractors, The Infinite Sea, and Sunborn.

A native of Huron, Ohio, Carver lives with his family in the Boston area. He has taught writing in a variety of settings, from educational television to conferences for young writers to MIT, as well as his ongoing Ultimate Science Fiction Workshop with Craig Shaw Gardner. He has created a free web site for aspiring authors of all ages at writesf.com. Learn more about the author and his work at starrigger.net.

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