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The Secret of the Ninth Planet by Donald A. Wollheim
     

The Secret of the Ninth Planet by Donald A. Wollheim

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by Donald A. Wollheim
 
This Halcyon Classics ebook is Donald A. Wollheim's sci-fi thriller THE SECRET OF THE NINTH PLANET. On the day that the theft of the solar system's light begins, Burl Denning is with an archaeological expedition in the Andes, only a few miles from the source of the "disturbance." Within hours the United States Air Force has ordered the expedition to investigate the

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This Halcyon Classics ebook is Donald A. Wollheim's sci-fi thriller THE SECRET OF THE NINTH PLANET. On the day that the theft of the solar system's light begins, Burl Denning is with an archaeological expedition in the Andes, only a few miles from the source of the "disturbance." Within hours the United States Air Force has ordered the expedition to investigate the strange phenomenon that is causing a dimness and a drop in temperature throughout the world. This is the start of a fantastic adventure that eventually takes Burl, a high-school senior, on the first circumnavigation of the solar system. On planet after planet, he and the crew of the Magellan, a gleaming, powerful, and virtually untested spaceship, discover the weird trappings of a brilliantly-designed Sun-tap station. Each planetfall brings unexpected hazards, as the ship draws closer and closer to solving the mystery of the theft.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940011830617
Publisher:
Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date:
10/01/2010
Series:
Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
424,060
File size:
115 KB

Meet the Author

Donald Allen Wollheim (1914-1990) was an American science fiction writer, editor, and publisher. A founding member of the Futurians, he was one of the leading influences on the development of science fiction and science fiction fandom in the 20th century United States.

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The Secret of the Ninth Planet by Donald A. Wollheim 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
John D'Amico More than 1 year ago
This was a good story. It kind of takes you back to when you were a kid reading. Really enjoyable....
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