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Starburst

Pohl, Frederik

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ISBN 10: 0345301951 / ISBN 13: 9780345301956
Published by Del Rey, 1982
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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First Edition. Autographed by Frederik Pohl to "Jim". Dust jacket protected by mylar and has one small rip; Very Good condition. Stain on back of front cover, sticker residue on front end page. Small stains on top edge of pages, fuchsia marker on bottom edge of pages. Pages still very tight and in Very Good condition. Bookseller Inventory # rh353

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Bibliographic Details

Title: Starburst

Publisher: Del Rey

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

Eight supremely intelligent astronauts, sent on a bogus mission whose real purpose is to isolate them so that they might concentrate on solving the earth's great problems, return to earth to seek vengeance

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THE BRIGHTEST
The crew of the Constitution--scientists cum astronauts--had been carefully screened for extremely high intelligence and superb physical qualities. They were to be the first explorers sent to another stellar system. There they would explore the planet Alpha-Aleph and then return. They were the toast of the world press--true heroes, for they were to go where no man had gone before.
Or so they thought.
Dr. Dieter von Knefhausen knew otherwise--for there was no planet, no place to go...and no place from which to return. Knefhuasen had planned it that way. Of course, Knefhausen realized his plan wasn't exactly ethical. But then, he knew the ends often justify the means.
And Knefhausen's plan worked better then even he had ever hoped!

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Rare Reads formerly operated a storefront in The Lakewood Antiques Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia but reverted to a strictly online operation when the Gallery closed. In 2006, Rare Reads published "The Heeey Baby Days of Beach Music" which received a bronze medal from The Independent Publishers Association. Long sold out, copies of the 13 pound tribute to the musicians who created the unique R&B genre are occasionally available on ABE. The book was a collaborative effort of Rare Reads and many others including the musicians that created the sound Southerns term "Beach Music." Rare Reads is considering future publications in addition to expanding its online enterprise. Rare Reads is operated by Greg Haynes and son Reid Haynes and has warehouses in Atlanta and Athens, Georgia.

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