The Precipice

The Precipice

Book - 2001
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Once, Dan Randolph was one of the richest men on Earth. Now the planet is spiraling into environmental disaster, with floods and earthquakes destroying the lives of millions. Randolph knows the energy and natural resources of space can save Earth's economy, but the price may be the loss of the only thing he has left - the company he founded, Astro Manufacturing.Martin Humphries, fabulously wealthy heir of the Humphries Trust, also knows that space-based industry is the way of the future. But unlike Randolph, he doesn't care if Earth perishes in the process. And he knows that the perfect bait to ensnare Dan Randolph - and take control of Astro - is his revolutionary new fusion propulsion system.As Randolph - accompanied by two fascinating women who are also brilliant astronauts - flies out to the Asteroid Belt aboard a fusion-propelled spacecraft, Humphries makes his move. The future of mankind lies in Randolph's hands.The Asteroid Wars have begun.
Publisher: New York : Tom Doherty Associates, 2001.
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780312848767
0312848765
Branch Call Number: FIC/Bova 6173mb 1
Characteristics: 349 p. --

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RichardPaul
Mar 10, 2011

The Precipice ----
by Ben Bova c - 2001/ ? ----

A Very Good Read ----

'The Precipice' is an exciting read, in some chapters you will be on the edge of your chair. The Adventure is wonderful.

This is the first book of the 'Asteroid Wars series' and, also is the Seventh book of the 'Grand Tour of the Solar System Series. ----

I truly enjoyed this story and as usual, Ben Bova's smooth transition to the next part of the series, 'The Grand Tour' an 18 book Series. ----

Astroid Wars Series, starts in the middle (almost) with book seven. ----

Enjoy! ----

RichardPaul

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