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WILLIAM R. FORSTCHEN is the New York Times bestselling author of One Second After, among numerous other books in diverse subjects ranging from history to science fiction. Forstchen holds a Ph.D. in history from Purdue University, with specializations in military history and the history of technology. He is currently a faculty fellow and professor of history at Montreat College, near Asheville, North Carolina.
I thoroughly enjoyed it, looked forward to reading every chance I could.
Science fiction is always enhanced when the reader understands that it might be science fact in their lifetime. i highly recommend this book.
Good story line; way too much redundancy; author repeated phases thoughout the book which became pridictable and very boring.
I have to confess there were technical descriptions I had to scan through, but good reading m I st of the time. Adventures in space exploration not my extreme interest. Read morePublished 21 hours ago by Catherine L Seaton
The novel follows a very plausible future for the evolution of a space elevator. The problem is that it *reads* like it was written after all of this was accomplished. Read morePublished 17 days ago by W. Lee
A great read from beginning to end. Loved the characters, loved the plot.Published 22 days ago by George Rock
If a space elevator were to happen, this book captures what it might be like--down here and up there. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Dan N. Mandle
This book was so interesting. What a strange concept and yet the author made it sound entirely plausible. I enjoyed the book very much.Published 1 month ago by Austin
Amazingly well-written story that left me sobbing with hope.Published 1 month ago by Anna Ravenscroft
The clever ideas about creating a tower to launch ships into space and the consequences of such an idea frame an intriguing story. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Carol Orme-johnson
I really liked his first book 'one second after' but this one was very disjointed and not as well written as his first.Published 1 month ago by SW