The Colors of Space [NOOK Book]

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Bart Steele has just graduated from the Academy, qualified as an Astrogator. Instead of getting a berth on a human ship, however, he disguises himself as an alien Lhari and signs on to one of their ships, risking his life to break the Lhari's monopoly on intergalactic travel by finding out what element is missing from human attempts to copy the Lhari's star drive.

* Introduction by Ann Sharp, Trustee of the ...
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The Colors of Space

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Overview

Bart Steele has just graduated from the Academy, qualified as an Astrogator. Instead of getting a berth on a human ship, however, he disguises himself as an alien Lhari and signs on to one of their ships, risking his life to break the Lhari's monopoly on intergalactic travel by finding out what element is missing from human attempts to copy the Lhari's star drive.

* Introduction by Ann Sharp, Trustee of the Marion Zimmer Bradley Literary Works Trust.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940000144633
  • Publisher: Marion Zimmer Bradley Literary Works Trust
  • Publication date: 8/1/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,201,517
  • File size: 349 KB

Meet the Author

Marion Zimmer was born in Albany, New York, on June 3, 1930, and married Robert Alden Bradley in 1949. Mrs. Bradley received her B.A. in 1964 from Hardin Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, then did graduate work at the University of California, Berkeley, from 1965-67.
She was a science fiction/fantasy fan from her middle teens and made her first professional sale to Vortex Science Fiction in 1952. She wrote everything from science fiction to Gothics, but is probably best known for her Darkover novels. In addition to her novels, Mrs. Bradley edited many magazines, amateur and professional, including Marion Zimmer Bradley's FANTASY Magazine, which she started in 1988. She also edited an annual anthology called SWORD AND SORCERESS for DAW Books.
Over the years she turned more to fantasy. She wrote a novel of the women in the Arthurian legends—Morgan Le Fay, the Lady of the Lake, and others—entitled MISTS OF AVALON, which made the New York Times bestseller list both in hardcover and trade paperback, and she also wrote THE FIREBRAND, a novel about the women of the Trojan War.
She died in Berkeley, California on September 25, 1999, four days after suffering a major heart attack. For more information, see her website: www.mzbworks.com.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2012

    required middle school reading....

    although it was required reading, i enjoyed the story very much. don't let the dated cover art fool you. it's a great story about the future!

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    Posted December 2, 2012

    Thought provoking

    This is an excellent book and well worth the read. It is well paced, imaginative, and slightly Bradbury-esque. The characters are brilliantly concieved, in touch with reality, and most of all believable.

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