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Saturn

Saturn

(2003)
(The sixth book in the Ben Bova's Grand Tour of the Universe series)
A novel by

 
Second in size only to Jupiter, bigger than a thousand Earths but light enough to float in water, home of crushing gravity and delicate, seemingly impossible rings, it dazzles and attracts us:

SATURN

Earth groans under the thumb of fundamentalist political regimes. Crisis after crisis has given authoritarians the upper hand. Freedom and opportunity exist in space, for those with the nerve and skill to run the risks.

Now the governments of Earth are encouraging many of their most incorrigible dissidents to join a great ark on a one-way expedition, twice Jupiter's distance from the Sun, to Saturn, the ringed planet that baffled Galileo and has fascinated astronomers ever since.

But humans will be human, on Earth or in the heavens-so amidst the idealism permeating Space Habitat Goddard are many individuals with long-term schemes, each awaiting the tight moment. And hidden from them is the greatest secret of all, the real purpose of this expedition, known to only a few...

Genre: Science Fiction
 
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Hardback Editions

June 2003 : USA Hardback
Title: Saturn
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 0-312-87218-6 / 978-0-312-87218-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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February 2003 : UK Hardback
Title: Saturn
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 0-340-76766-9 / 978-0-340-76766-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
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Paperback Editions

September 2004 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Saturn: A Novel of the Ringed Planet- And the Humans Who Explore It (The Grand Tour)
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 0-8125-7942-9 / 978-0-8125-7942-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Science Fiction
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July 2003 : UK Paperback
Title: Saturn (Grand tour)
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 0-340-76767-7 / 978-0-340-76767-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

September 2004 : USA Audio edition
Title: Saturn: A Novel of the Ringed Planet
Author(s): Ben Bova
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon   

September 2004 : UK Audio edition
Title: Saturn: A Novel of the Ringed Planet
Author(s): Ben Bova
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 2004 : USA Audio CD
Title: Saturn: A Novel of the Ringed Planet
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 1-59397-494-9 / 978-1-59397-494-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

November 2003 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: Saturn
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 1-57453-551-X / 978-1-57453-551-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audio Literature
Availability: Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

July 2003 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Saturn (Grand tour)
Author(s): Ben Bova
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon UK   

June 2003 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Saturn: A Novel of the Ringed Planet (The Grand Tour)
Author(s): Ben Bova
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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