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A Life for the Stars - James Blish
A Life for the Stars
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099087007 (0099087006)
Publisher: Arrow Books
Pages no: 147
Edition language: English
Series: Cities in Flight -4 (#2)
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Bookake
Bookake rated it
3.0 LIFE FOR THE STARS (CITIES IN FLIGHT / JAMES BLISH)
It is now just over 1000 years since humans first discovered the Spindizzy - the antigravity drive that enabled their exodus to the stars. For a long time, spindizzies have been used not just to drive ships, but to launch whole Cities into space. These Cities - referred to as 'Okies' - live a noma...
FriedEgg
FriedEgg rated it
Second book of the series and it is really taking off (forgive the pun). Fascinating concepts and vision of mankind's future.This is basically a story of one man's rise to power from the lowliest of origins. It is also an introduction to the "Okie" city of New York and it's mayor Amalfi on which is ...
Manny Rayner's book reviews
Manny Rayner's book reviews rated it
2.0
The only one in the "Cities in Flight" series that isn't actually very good. Skip this and go straight to book 3, you won't miss anything.
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