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Saturn: A Novel Of The Ringed Planet- And The Humans Who Explore It
By Stefan Rudnicki (narrator), Amanda Karr (narrator) and Ben Bova
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher St Martins Pr
Publication date September 1, 2004
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Unabridged
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781593974947
ISBN-10 1593974949
Dimensions 0.25 by 5.25 by 5.75 in.
Weight 0.70 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $44.95
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On a future Earth where fundamentalist politicians rule, the planet's dissidents are boarded on a space ark destined for Saturn, a journey that is further challenged by the schemes of corrupt individuals.
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Following the bestselling, widely-praised Venus and Jupiter, Ben Bova offers a new adventure of solar system discovery like nothing previously imagined

In the bestselling novels Venus and Jupiter, Ben Bova dramatized the latest discoveries about our own solar system in an epic tale of near-future exploration and development. Now Bova turns his attention to one of our system’s greatest mysteries—Saturn.
Earth groans under the thumb of fundamentalist political regimes. Crisis after crisis has given authoritarians the upper hand. Freedom and opportunity exist in space, for those with the nerve and skill to take it. Now the governments of Earth are encouraging many of their most incorrigible dissidents to join a great ark, a one-way expedition to
Saturn, the ringed planet that baffled Galileo and has fascinated astronomers ever since.
But humans will be human, so amidst the idealism permeating Space Habitat Goddard are many individuals with long-term schemes, each awaiting their moment. And hidden from them is the greatest secret of all—the real purpose of this expedition—known to only a few...


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