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[EAN: 9780553587517], Neubuch, [PU: Random House Publishing Group], Jacket, Please note this item is imported by priority air mail from the United States so for UK, Europe and rest of world orders please add an extra handling time of 1-3 working days on top of stated delivery times. Please note expedited shipping does not necessarily significantly accelerate delivery times for this book. We ship using Royal Mail or courier in the UK and Europe with tracking number for heavier or more valuable items. All USA orders have a shipment tracking number.The year is 2062, and after years on the run, Jenny Casey is back in the Canadian armed forces. Those who were once her enemies are now her allies, and at fifty, she?s been handpicked for the most important mission of her life?a mission for which her artificially reconstructed body is perfectly suited. With the earth capable of sustaining life for just another century, Jenny?as pilot of the starship Montreal?must discover brave new worlds. And with time running out, she must succeed where others have failed.Now Jenny is caught in a desperate battle where old resentments become bitter betrayals and justice takes the cruelest forms of vengeance. With the help of a brilliant AI, an ex?crime lord, and the man she loves, Jenny may just get her chance to save the world. If it doesn?t come to an end first?Elizabeth Bear was born on the same say as Frodo and Bilbo Baggins, but in a different year. This, coupled with her childhood tendency to read the dictionary for fun, has led inevitably to penury, intransigence, and the writing of speculative fiction. Her hobbies include incompetent archery, practicing guitar, and reading biographies of Elizabethan playmenders.She is the recipient of the John W. Campbell Award for best New Writer and the author of over a dozen published or forthcoming novels, including the Locus Award-winning Jenny Casey trilogy and the Phillip K. Dick Award-nominated Carnival. A native New Englander, she spent seven years near Las Vegas, but now lives in Connecticut with a presumptuous cat.1200 HoursThursday 2 November, 2062HMCSS MontrealUnder wayThe Montreal has wings.They unfurl around her, gossamer solar sails bearing a kilometers-long dragonfly out of high Earth orbit and into the darkness where she will test herself, and me. She?s already moving like a cutter through night-black water when Colonel Valens straps me to the butter-soft leather of the pilot?s chair and seats the collars. I?m wearing the damned uniform he demanded; it?s made for this, with a cutout under my jacket for the interface.Cold metal presses above my hips, against the nape of my neck. There?s a subtle little prickle when the pins slide in, and my unauthorized AI passenger chuckles inside my ear.Gonna be okay out there, Dick??With a whole starship to play in? Sure. Besides, I have my other self to wait for. Whenever Valens lets him into the system, pinions clipped.? He grins in the corner of my prosthetic eye. Virtual Richard. I?ll miss him. ?I?ll go when you enter the ship. They?ll miss me in the fluctuation.?Godspeed, Richard.?Be careful, Jenny.?Spit-shined Colonel Valens raises three fingers into my line of sight. I draw one breath, deep and sweet, skin prickling with chill and cool sweat.Valens?s fingers come down. One. Two. Three.And dark.My body vanishes along with Valens, the observers, the bridge. Cold on my skin and the simulations were never like this. Richard winks and vanishes, and my head feels--empty, all of a sudden, and ringing hollow. It?s strange in there without him. And then I forget myself in the Montreal, as the sun pushes my sails and the stars spread out before me like buttercream frosting on a birthday cake. Heat and pressure like a kiss gliding down my skin, and the Montreal?s sails are eagle?s wings cradling a thermal.Eagle wings. Eagle feathers. A warrior dream.I pull the ship around me like a . Brand NEW unread book. Soft cover bound book.

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[EAN: 9780553587517], Neubuch, [PU: Random House Publishing Group], Please note this item is imported by priority air mail from the United States so for UK, Europe and rest of world orders please add an extra handling time of 1-3 working days on top of stated delivery times. Please note expedited shipping does not necessarily significantly accelerate delivery times for this book. We ship using Royal Mail or courier in the UK and Europe with tracking number for heavier or more valuable items. All USA orders have a shipment tracking number.The year is 2062, and after years on the run, Jenny Casey is back in the Canadian armed forces. Those who were once her enemies are now her allies, and at fifty, she?s been handpicked for the most important mission of her life?a mission for which her artificially reconstructed body is perfectly suited. With the earth capable of sustaining life for just another century, Jenny?as pilot of the starship Montreal?must discover brave new worlds. And with time running out, she must succeed where others have failed.Now Jenny is caught in a desperate battle where old resentments become bitter betrayals and justice takes the cruelest forms of vengeance. With the help of a brilliant AI, an ex?crime lord, and the man she loves, Jenny may just get her chance to save the world. If it doesn?t come to an end first?Elizabeth Bear was born on the same say as Frodo and Bilbo Baggins, but in a different year. This, coupled with her childhood tendency to read the dictionary for fun, has led inevitably to penury, intransigence, and the writing of speculative fiction. Her hobbies include incompetent archery, practicing guitar, and reading biographies of Elizabethan playmenders.She is the recipient of the John W. Campbell Award for best New Writer and the author of over a dozen published or forthcoming novels, including the Locus Award-winning Jenny Casey trilogy and the Phillip K. Dick Award-nominated Carnival. A native New Englander, she spent seven years near Las Vegas, but now lives in Connecticut with a presumptuous cat.1200 HoursThursday 2 November, 2062HMCSS MontrealUnder wayThe Montreal has wings.They unfurl around her, gossamer solar sails bearing a kilometers-long dragonfly out of high Earth orbit and into the darkness where she will test herself, and me. She?s already moving like a cutter through night-black water when Colonel Valens straps me to the butter-soft leather of the pilot?s chair and seats the collars. I?m wearing the damned uniform he demanded; it?s made for this, with a cutout under my jacket for the interface.Cold metal presses above my hips, against the nape of my neck. There?s a subtle little prickle when the pins slide in, and my unauthorized AI passenger chuckles inside my ear.Gonna be okay out there, Dick??With a whole starship to play in? Sure. Besides, I have my other self to wait for. Whenever Valens lets him into the system, pinions clipped.? He grins in the corner of my prosthetic eye. Virtual Richard. I?ll miss him. ?I?ll go when you enter the ship. They?ll miss me in the fluctuation.?Godspeed, Richard.?Be careful, Jenny.?Spit-shined Colonel Valens raises three fingers into my line of sight. I draw one breath, deep and sweet, skin prickling with chill and cool sweat.Valens?s fingers come down. One. Two. Three.And dark.My body vanishes along with Valens, the observers, the bridge. Cold on my skin and the simulations were never like this. Richard winks and vanishes, and my head feels--empty, all of a sudden, and ringing hollow. It?s strange in there without him. And then I forget myself in the Montreal, as the sun pushes my sails and the stars spread out before me like buttercream frosting on a birthday cake. Heat and pressure like a kiss gliding down my skin, and the Montreal?s sails are eagle?s wings cradling a thermal.Eagle wings. Eagle feathers. A warrior dream.I pull the ship around me like a . Brand NEW unread book. Soft cover bound book.

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The year is 2062, and after years on the run, Jenny Casey is back in the Canadian armed forces. Those who were once her enemies are now her allies, and at fifty, she's been handpicked for the most important mission of her lifea mission for which her artificially reconstructed body is perfectly suited. With the earth capable of sustaining life for just another century, Jennyas pilot of the starship Montrealmust discover brave new worlds. And with time running out, she must succeed where others have failed. Now Jenny is caught in a desperate battle where old resentments become bitter betrayals and justice takes the cruelest forms of vengeance. With the help of a brilliant AI, an excrime lord, and the man she loves, Jenny may just get her chance to save the world. If it doesn't come to an end first From the Paperback edition. Fiction Fiction eBook, Random House Publishing Group

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Internationaler Buchtitel. In englischer Sprache. Verlag: Spectra Books, 368 Seiten, L=174mm, B=108mm, H=28mm, Gew.=195gr, [GR: 21300 - TB/Belletristik/Science Fiction/Fantasy], [SW: - Fiction - Science Fiction], Kartoniert/Broschiert, Klappentext: In this follow-up to "Hammered," Bear's second novel in her hard-edged and inventive military science fiction trilogy, heroine Jenny Casey is in a desperate space race to save the denizens of Earth from an impending doom. Original. In this follow-up to "Hammered," Bear's second novel in her hard-edged and inventive military science fiction trilogy, heroine Jenny Casey is in a desperate space race to save the denizens of Earth from an impending doom. Original.

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In this follow-up to "Hammered," Bear's second novel in her hard-edged and inventive military science fiction trilogy, heroine Jenny Casey is in a desperate space race to save the denizens of Earth from an impending doom. Original.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780553587517
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Publishing year: 2005
Publisher: Spectra Books
368 Pages
Weight: 0,195 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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