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OLD TWENTIETH

Haldeman, Joe.

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ISBN 10: 044101285X / ISBN 13: 9780441012855
Published by Ace., NY:, 2005
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HC in dust jacket. 1st Printing. Signed by Haldeman. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 20589

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Title: OLD TWENTIETH

Publisher: Ace., NY:

Publication Date: 2005

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st edition.

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The passengers aboard the starship Ad Astra spend most of their time on the thousand-year journey to Beta Hydrii within the virtual reality of twentieth-century Earth. There, they can experience nostalgia for the hardship of a life they've since evolved beyond.

But when people inside the virtual reality chamber start to die, engineer Jacob Brewer finds himself face-to-face with a sentient machine obsessed with humanity. It has put itself in charge of the ship. And it wants to talk to Jacob...

About the Author:

Joe Haldeman is a Vietnam veteran whose classic novels The Forever War and Forever Peace both have the rare honor of winning the Hugo and Nebula Awards. He has served twice as president of the Science Fiction Writers of America and is currently an adjunct professor teaching writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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