The Resource Shipstar, Gregory Benford and Larry Niven

Shipstar, Gregory Benford and Larry Niven

Label
Shipstar
Title
Shipstar
Statement of responsibility
Gregory Benford and Larry Niven
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A human expedition to another star system that is jeopardized by an encounter with an astonishingly immense artifact in interstellar space: a bowl-shaped structure cupping a star, with a habitable area equivalent to many millions of Earths. And which, tantalizingly, is on a direct path heading toward the same system the human ship is to colonize. Investigating the Bowl, or Shipstar, the human explorers are separated--one group captured by the gigantic structure's alien inhabitants, the other pursued across its strange and dangerous landscape--while the mystery of the Shipstar's origins and purpose propel the human voyagers toward discoveries that transform their understanding of their place in the universe
Cataloging source
DLC
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1941-
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Benford, Gregory
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Niven, Larry
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Interstellar travel
  • Extraterrestrial beings
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Outer space
Target audience
adult
Label
Shipstar, Gregory Benford and Larry Niven
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates Book"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
415 pages
Isbn
9780765328700
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013029318
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 104867
  • 5461354
Label
Shipstar, Gregory Benford and Larry Niven
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates Book"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
415 pages
Isbn
9780765328700
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013029318
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 104867
  • 5461354

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