Energized Hardcover – July 17, 2012
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-- Publishers Weekly
"Environmentally conscious sf makes a strong showing in Edward M. Lerner's Energized. ... Plot and political intrigue take center stage in this sf adventure that should appeal to fans of hard sf and technothrillers."
-- Library Journal
"An amazingly tense and for-all-the-marbles thriller."
-- SF Site
"A magnificently fun romp."
"Lerner plows right into orbit with this tech-filled engaging story featuring just as much fact as science fiction. And for those of us who love a love story, he puts one of those in here, too. His dialogue is cover-to-cover techie bliss and fit his characters to a T."
-- Romantic Times
From the Author
I'm a physicist and computer scientist with thirty years experience in high tech, seven as a NASA contractor. I've flown the space-shuttle simulator (and respect the heck out of anyone who could fly the real thing -- it has the aerodynamic properties of a brick), toured the space-station simulator, and observed a space-shuttle launch. For good measure, I attended a NASA-sponsored astronomy program for authors, consulted with a NASA powersat expert, and wangled myself a look behind the scenes at a major radio-astronomy observatory.
I only wish I'd had the opportunity, too, to visit a solar power satellite ...
- Item Weight : 1.2 pounds
- Hardcover : 336 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0765328496
- ISBN-13 : 978-0765328496
- Product Dimensions : 6.43 x 1.16 x 9.52 inches
- Publisher : Tor Books; 1st Edition (July 17, 2012)
- Language: : English
- Best Sellers Rank: #5,023,986 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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