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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 enjoyed Mr. Forstchens other books very much. I was disappointed in this book. Relatively interesting story and concept but execution terrible. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Cycist
This is a great look into what could be. What a great adventure. I would love to go up on the Pillar!!!!!Published 5 days ago by Steve
Forstchen told a compelling story of a possible next step into space. The story was embellished with a full description of the steps it would take to build a space elevator. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Ray Gen
It's hard to put this book down and look around at the reality.
The only truly heartbreaking thing about the book is that it seems so plausible. Read more
A great read. References to past accomplishments by adventurers, scientists, engineers and dreamers reminds us what humans have endured to create the amazing world we live on.Published 9 days ago by MudyOvl
I bought this after enjoying Forstchen's One Second After. Both left me feeling fearful and depressed but in a thank goodness I can leave this fictional universe sort of way. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Candace
Definitely worth reading from the science of Space Engineering; now Science Fiction but maybe Future Reality. Save the Planet by looking beyond.Published 10 days ago by Amazon Customer
This book was a lot of fun to read and I'm happy with 95% of it. The plot was intriguing and highly entertaining, but what bugged me the most was the author's writing style, which... Read morePublished 16 days ago by DJ MichaelAngelo
It's only okay. Forstchen endes up sounding like he is trying too hard to show how smart he is. His voice escapes from the characters, and it just sounds like he is trying too hard... Read morePublished 17 days ago by eb