Tor/Forge Mass Market December 2016 by Macmillan

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tor sc ien ce fi ction decemb er 2 0 1 6 geoffrey a landis mars crossing from a winner of the hugo and nebula awards who is also a world-class scientist an epic of near-future mars exploration geoffrey a landis had been a major figure in hard sf for over a decade before delivering this a novel-length work of sf an epic of human tenacity and survival in the early days of manned mars exploration after a treacherous failed landing one crew s only hope of survival lies in trekking halfway across the surface of mars itself a journey to the limits of human endurance and in the process what was unknown about each of them will be revealed and only the truth will save them from a terrible death far from home key selling points on-sale date 12/6/2016 isbn-13 9780765390998 price $8.99 $12.99 can pages 448 spine 1.094 in ctn count 48 acclaimed scientist writing sf based on his own work landis is a major mars scientist the designer and administrator of successful experiments carried by the mars pathfinder mission and in earth orbit and the holder of a nasa research fellowship an award-winning short sf writer s first novel landis s short fiction has won the hugo and nebula awards and the reader s polls in both asimov s sf and analog cpda/cat 00/general fiction setting mars origin tor hc 12/00 978-0-3128-7201-4 author home cleveland ohio lots of science fiction is bright clever ideas in geoff s case the bright clever idea is supported by the emotional life of the story he writes about science and the scientific world from a humanistic slant gardner dozois 10