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3 edition of precipice. found in the catalog.

precipice.

Hugh MacLennan

precipice.

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Published by Popular Library in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination319 p. ;
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22329030M

  ‎Six-time Hugo Award winner Ben Bova chronicles the saga of humankind's expansion beyond the solar system in The Precipice. Once, Dan Randolph was one of the richest men on Earth. Now the planet is spiraling into environmental disaster, with floods and earthquakes destroying the liv 4/5(24).   The Precipice is a powerful book, written with a philosopher's eye Ord's love for humanity and hope for its future is infectious * Spectator * The Precipice is a fascinating book, one that showcases both the knowledge of its author and his humanity * Axios * A book that seems made for the present moment * New Yorker * A story of the Author: Toby Ord.


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