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The Winds of Altair

(1973)
A novel by

 

"The book to read in order to understand the heart and bones of the story Avatar tried to tell."
Orson Scott Card


Jeff Holman is determined to terraform Altair VI into a home for the people of dying Earth. But he discovers that Altair VI hides a terrible secret, and he is faced with a soul-wrenching decision--for to make Altair VI habitable for humans, all native life must die. Including a race as intelligent as Man.

 
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Used availability for Ben Bova's The Winds of Altair


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Hardback Editions

July 1989 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Winds of Altair
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 0-7278-1776-0 / 978-0-7278-1776-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd
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March 1973 : USA Library Binding
thumbTitle: The Winds of Altair (Ladybug Girl)
Author(s): Bova
ISBN: 0-525-42945-X / 978-0-525-42945-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: E. P. Dutton
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1973 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Winds of Altair.
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 0-317-31915-9 / 978-0-525-42945-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dutton
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Paperback Editions

October 2016 : Paperback
thumbTitle: The Winds of Altair
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 1-5390-1664-1 / 978-1-5390-1664-9
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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March 2010 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Winds of Altair
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 0-7653-2831-3 / 978-0-7653-2831-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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January 1988 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: The Winds of Altair
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 0-8125-3227-9 / 978-0-8125-3227-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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August 1984 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Winds of Altair
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 0-413-55510-0 / 978-0-413-55510-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mandarin
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May 1983 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Winds of Altair (Tor Science Fiction, 31)
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 0-523-48583-2 / 978-0-523-48583-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pinnacle Books (Mm)
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Audio Editions

June 2013 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Winds of Altair
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 1-4829-1137-X / 978-1-4829-1137-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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June 2013 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Winds of Altair (Library Edition)
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 1-4829-1138-8 / 978-1-4829-1138-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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June 2013 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: The Winds of Altair
Author(s): Ben Bova
ISBN: 1-4829-1135-3 / 978-1-4829-1135-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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June 2013 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Winds of Altair
Author(s): Ben Bova
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   

June 2013 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Winds of Altair
Author(s): Ben Bova
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

May 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Winds of Altair
Author(s): Ben Bova
Publisher: ReAnimus Press
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