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Way Station

Simak, Clifford D.

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ISBN 10: 1882968271 / ISBN 13: 9781882968275
Published by Old Earth Books, 2004
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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1882968271 First printing of the Centennial Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. Light shelfwear. Price intact. No remainder mark. Dust jacket in a mylar protector. Bookseller Inventory # 15NOV167

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Title: Way Station

Publisher: Old Earth Books

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Has Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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In this Hugo Award-winning classic, Enoch Wallace is an ageless hermit, striding across his untended farm as he has done for over a century, still carrying the gun with which he had served in the Civil War. But what his neighbors must never know is that, inside his unchanging house, he meets with a host of unimaginable friends from the farthest stars.

More than a hundred years before, an alien named Ulysses had recruited Enoch as the keeper of Earth's only galactic transfer station. Now, as Enoch studies the progress of Earth and tends the tanks where the aliens appear, the charts he made indicate his world is doomed to destruction. His alien friends can only offer help that seems worse than the dreaded disaster. Then he discovers the horror that lies across the galaxy.

BONUS AUDIO: Way Station includes an exclusive introduction by Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author Mike Resnick.

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Neighbors saw Enoch Wallace as an ageless hermit, striding across his untended farm as he had done for over a century, still carrying the gun with which he had served in the Civil War. They must never know that inside his unchanging house, he met and conversed with a host of unimaginable friends from the farthest stars.
More than a hundred years before, an alien being named Ulysses had recruited Enoch as the keeper of Earth's only galactic transfer station. Now Enoch studied the progress of Earth as he tended the tanks where the aliens appeared, and the charts he made indicated that his world was doomed to destruction. His alien friends could only offer help that seemed worse than the dreaded disaster.
Then he discovered the horror that lived across the galaxy . . .

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