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TRANSCENDENCE

Sheffield, Charles.

ISBN 10: 0575052643 / ISBN 13: 9780575052642
Published by Gollancz., London:, 1992
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HC in dust jacket. 1st Printing. Book three of The Heritage Universe. True first edition, preceding the Del Rey edition by a month. A little bumping at the head and heel of the spine. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 16825

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Title: TRANSCENDENCE

Publisher: Gollancz., London:

Publication Date: 1992

Edition: 1st edition

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An aggressive, conquering race thought to be long-dead after an insurrection by their slaves, the Zardalu suddenly return, and it soon becomes apparent that the Zardalu fate is linked to the plans of an alien race known as the Builders.

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Charles Sheffield (1935-2002) was a mathematician, physicist, and author of both nonfiction and science fiction. For his novel Brother to Dragons, he won the 1992 John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel. He won the Nebula Award in 1993 and the Hugo Award in 1994 for his novelette Georgia on My Mind. He was a president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America and of the American Astronautical Society. He served as chief scientist of Earth Satellite Corporation, a company that processed remote sensing satellite data. He was a distinguished lecturer of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and a board member of the National Space Society. Born and educated in England, he held bachelor's and master's degrees in mathematics and a doctorate in theoretical physics.

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