Convergence (Heritage Universe Series #4)

Convergence (Heritage Universe Series #4)

by Charles Sheffield, Geoffrey Howard
     
 

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Humans first reached out to the stars traveling at a painfully slow sublight crawl-then they found the Bose network, which allowed ships to jump instantaneously from one node in the galactic arm to another. Once in the Network they found the Artifacts: enigmatic structures, millions of years old, left by a vanished race. Incomprehensible to both human and

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Humans first reached out to the stars traveling at a painfully slow sublight crawl-then they found the Bose network, which allowed ships to jump instantaneously from one node in the galactic arm to another. Once in the Network they found the Artifacts: enigmatic structures, millions of years old, left by a vanished race. Incomprehensible to both human and non-human minds, the Artifacts seemingly defy natural law.

Now, after millions of years, a new Artifact has appeared. When a motley crew of human and alien scientists and adventurers set out to examine still more Artifacts, they should have considered the fact that some changes are more dangerous than others. . . .

Editorial Reviews

KLIATT
Cover quotations compare him to Asimov and Author C. Clarke. I would compare him to SF writer Robert Heinlein.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786119066
Publisher:
Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Heritage Universe Series, #4
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.28(d)

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Meet the Author

Charles Sheffield is chief scientist of Earth Satellite Corporation. He is a past president of the Science Fiction Writers of America and of the American Astronautical Society, a distinguished lecturer of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and a board member of the National Space Society. Born and educated in England, he holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mathematics and a doctorate in theoretical physics (general relativity and gravitation). He lives in Maryland.

Geoffrey Howard is a retired British journalist who strives to add warmth and clarity to every audiobook. Says Howard, “I try to bring the listener as close as possible to the experience I’m having while reading it for the first time.”

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