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Neutron Star (collection)
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Neutron Star (collection)

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Author: Larry Niven
Publisher: Ballantine Books, 1968
Series: Known Space: Book 2
Book Type: Collection
Genre: Science-Fiction
Sub-Genre Tags: Hard SF
Space Exploration
Space Opera
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One of Niven's most beloved characters, Beowulf Shaeffer, is forced to take a dangerous mission to explore a neutron star. The last group who went there never came back alive, but Shaeffer faces life imprisonment if he doesn't take the job. Will he determine the mysterious force that turned the prior crew to hamburger before he suffers a similar fate?

Hugo Award winner "Neutron Star" and seven other groundbreaking stories and novellas by the author of RINGWORLD. Well-known Niven characters -- including Beowulf Schaeffer, Sigmund Ausfaller, Nessus and other alien Puppeteers, the ferocious Kzinti -- appear in these pages. As Tom Clancy says, "The scope of Larry Niven's work is so vast that only a writer of supreme talent could disguise the fact as well as he can."

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  (4/7/2015)
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