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The songs of distant earth

Author: Arthur C Clarke; Michael Whelan
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Fiction   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The paradise of Thalassa is threatened by an evolutionary event brewing beneath the calm seas and by a spacecraft of refugees hovering in orbit above the planet. The arrival of a spaceship from Earth--destroyed when its sun went nova--carrying five million Earthlings in suspended animation, as well as an uncensored cultural record of Earth, threatens to destroy the paradisiacal planet of Thalassa.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Science Fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008.
Songs of distant earth.
New York : Ballantine Books, ©1986
(OCoLC)756432932
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur C Clarke; Michael Whelan
ISBN: 0345332199 9780345332196 0345335252 9780345335258 0345322401 9780345322401
OCLC Number: 12807679
Notes: Novel.
Jacket art by Michael Whelan.
"A Del Rey book."
Description: 256 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Thalassa --
The Beach at Tarna --
The Little Neutral One --
Village Council --
Tocsin --
Night Ride --
Magellan --
Planetfall --
Lords of the Last Days --
Remembrance of Love Lost --
The Quest for Superspace --
South Island --
First Contact --
Delegation --
Heritage --
Task Force --
Mirissa --
Terra Nova --
Party Games --
Chain of Command --
Kumar --
Pretty Polly --
Idyll --
Krakan --
Academy --
Krakan --
Ice Day --
Archive --
Scorp --
Snowflake Rising --
Mirror of the Past --
The Sunken Forest --
Sabra --
Child of Krakan --
The Bounty Syndrome --
Petition --
Clinic --
Tides --
Shipnet --
Convalescence --
Kilimanjaro --
In Vino Veritas --
Debate --
The Leopard in the Snows --
Confrontation --
Pillow Talk --
Survivor --
Interrogation --
The Forests of the Sea --
Spyball --
Bait --
Whatever Gods May Be ... --
As The Sparks Fly Upward --
Ascension --
Decision --
Fire on the Reef --
The Songs of Distant Earth --
Shield of Ice --
Relic --
The Songs of Distant Earth --
The Golden Mask --
Valediction --
Departure --
Below the Interface --
Sagan Two --
The Voices of Time.
Responsibility: Arthur C. Clarke.

Abstract:

The paradise of Thalassa is threatened by an evolutionary event brewing beneath the calm seas and by a spacecraft of refugees hovering in orbit above the planet. The arrival of a spaceship from Earth--destroyed when its sun went nova--carrying five million Earthlings in suspended animation, as well as an uncensored cultural record of Earth, threatens to destroy the paradisiacal planet of Thalassa.
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