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    • ISBN:9781848947733
    • Publication date:09 Mar 2009

Moonrise

By Ben Bova

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The epic story of the first permanent human settlement on the moon

Brilliant, driven, visionary, former astronaut Paul Stavanger seizes his chance to colonize the last frontier, creating a viable, flourishing, nearly self-sufficient community at Moonbase. And when his son Douglas comes of age, his determination to carry on where his father left off brings him to Moonbase, and a crisis that can only be resolved by his triumph - or its destruction.

Harsh, dangerous, strangely beautiful, the Moon becomes a living presence, leading the Stavangers and their enemies onwardds to glory, to disaster and ultimately, to a new future for mankind.

Biographical Notes

An award-winning editor, President Emeritus of the National Space Society and a Fellow of the British Interplanetary Society, Ben Bova is also the author of more than ninety futuristic novels and non-fiction books. He and his wife live in Florida.

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  • ISBN: 9780340682494
  • Publication date: 15 May 1997
  • Page count: 613
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
Heady oxygen is breathed into old bones as Bova colonises the Moon. — Scotland on Sunday, 15.12.96
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