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King David's Spaceship [NOOK Book]

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THE YEAR IS 3013
THE IMPERIAL NAVY HAS INVADED PRINCE SAMUAL'S WORLD . . .

The superior weaponry of the CoDominium Empire has brought unity to the Samualans — at the cost of their liberty.

Their last ...
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King David's Spaceship

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Overview

THE YEAR IS 3013
THE IMPERIAL NAVY HAS INVADED PRINCE SAMUAL'S WORLD . . .

The superior weaponry of the CoDominium Empire has brought unity to the Samualans — at the cost of their liberty.

Their last bid for freedom is to create a space program. But the knowledge to build a starship is extinct.

Colonel Nathan MacKinnie, leads a daring raid to steal these secrets from the planet of Makassar, where the key to space technology is guarded by Temple priests.

MacKinnie battles across the universe, to wrest away the knowledge left by the first settlers who traversed the void of space from a planet called Old Earth. To live in peace they must fight for ancient secrets. To gain their freedom they must build . . . At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management).
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940148682592
  • Publisher: Baen
  • Publication date: 2/1/1987
  • Series: CoDominium Future History , #6
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 260
  • Sales rank: 157,412
  • File size: 999 KB

Meet the Author

Jerry Pournelle is a reigning master of military science fiction, author of the series of novels about John Christian Falkenberg and his legion of interstellar mercenaries, and many other works, such as Janissaries, Exiles to Glory, High Justice, King David's Spaceship, Starswarm, and others. With Larry Niven he has collaborated on a string of bestselling novels, including Lucifer's Hammer, The Mote in God's Eye, Footfall, and many more. He holds advanced degrees in psychology, statistics, engineering, and political science, and has been involved professionally in all these fields. He and his wife live in Los Angeles.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 22, 2014

    Spectacular Adventure

    Pournelle is a master of military science fiction and conflict and different societies. I read this the first time when I was a teenager, for a half hour before dinner and finished it that evening without stopping.

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