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Author Cantrell, Christian.

Title Containment / Christian Cantrell.

Publication Info. Las Vegas, NV : 47 North, 2012.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Kankakee PL First Floor - KKBB-2  SF CANTRELL    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Science Fiction-Fantasy - RIPG-6  SF CANTRELL    AVAILABLE
Edition 47 North first edition.
Description 287 pages ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "Originally published by Christian Cantrell in 2010"--Copyright page.
Summary As Earth's ability to support human life diminishes, the Global Space Agency is formed with a single mandate: protect humanity from extinction by colonizing the solar system. Venus, being almost the same mass as Earth, is chosen over Mars as humanity's first permanent steppingstone into the universe. After a puzzling accident, Arik Ockley -- part of the first generation to be born and raised off-Earth -- wakes up to find that his wife is three months pregnant. Since the colony's environmental systems cannot safely support any increases in population, Arik immediately resumes his work on AP, or artificial photosynthesis, in order to save the life of his unborn child. His new and frantic research uncovers startling truths about the planet, and about the distorted reality the founders of the colony have constructed for Arik's entire generation.
Subject Venus (Planet) -- Exploration -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Science fiction.
ISBN 9781612183626 paperback
161218362X paperback

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