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A World of Difference


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Author: Turtledove, Harry
Binding: Paperback
Cover Price: 5.99
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Publishing

Publisher: Del Rey
Copyright Year: 1990
Publication Year: 2005
ISBN#: 0-345-36076-1
LCCN#: 97816021
Pages: 320
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LoC Classification: CPB Box no. 621 vol. 5
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Classification

Genre: Science Fiction
Series:
Series Number: 1043
Condition: Used
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Shelf: 21
Goodreads: Yes

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When the Viking lander on the planet Minerva was destroyed, sending back one last photo of a strange alien being, scientists on Earth were flabbergasted. And so a joint investigation was launched by the United States and the Soviet Union, the first long-distance manned space mission, and a symbol of the new peace between the two great rivals.

Humankind's first close encounter with extraterrestrials would be history in the making, and the two teams were schooled in diplomacy as well as in science. But nothing prepared them for alien war -- especially when the Americans and the Soviets found themselves on opposite sides...