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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.
If a space elevator were to happen, this book captures what it might be like--down here and up there. Read morePublished 15 days 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 16 days ago by Austin
Amazingly well-written story that left me sobbing with hope.Published 26 days 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 26 days 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 28 days ago by SW
It's an interesting story that has been offered in several scientific publications as possible. However this book leaves many unanswered questions and the reading public at a loss... Read morePublished 1 month ago by john t. clayton