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Crystal Rain

(2006)
(The first book in the Xenowealth series)
A novel by

 
 
Long ago, so the stories say, the old-fathers came to Nanagada through a worm's hole in the sky. Looking for a new world to call their own, they brought with them a rich melange of cultures, religions, and dialects from a far-off planet called Earth. Mighty were the old-fathers, with the power to shape the world to their liking---but that was many generations ago, and what was once known has long been lost. Steamboats and gas-filled blimps now traverse the planet, where people once looked up to see great silver cities in the sky.
Like his world, John deBrun has forgotten more than he remembers. Twenty-seven years ago, he washed up onto the shore of Nanagada with no memory of his past. Although he has made a new life for himself among the peaceful islanders, his soul remains haunted by unanswered questions about his own identity.
These mysteries take on new urgency when the fearsome Azteca storm over the Wicked High Mountains in search of fresh blood and hearts to feed their cruel, inhuman gods. Nanagada's only hope lies in a mythical artifact, the Ma Wi Jung, said to be hidden somewhere in the frozen north. And only John deBrun knows the device's secrets, even if he can't remember why or how!
Crystal Rain is the much-anticipated debut novel by one of science fiction's newest and most promising talents.

Genre: Science Fiction

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Hardback Editions

February 2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: Crystal Rain
Author(s): Tobias S Buckell
ISBN: 0-7653-1227-1 / 978-0-7653-1227-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Paperback Editions

January 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Crystal Rain
Author(s): Tobias S Buckell
ISBN: 0-7653-8063-3 / 978-0-7653-8063-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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March 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: Crystal Rain
Author(s): Tobias S Buckell
ISBN: 0-7653-3840-8 / 978-0-7653-3840-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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May 2007 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Crystal Rain
Author(s): Tobias S Buckell
ISBN: 0-7653-5090-4 / 978-0-7653-5090-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Science Fiction
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Audio Editions

June 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Crystal Rain (Xenowealth)
Author(s): Tobias S Buckell
ISBN: 1-5226-6590-0 / 978-1-5226-6590-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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November 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Crystal Rain
Author(s): Tobias Buckell
Publisher: Audible Studios
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November 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Crystal Rain
Author(s): Tobias Buckell
Publisher: Audible Studios
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November 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Crystal Rain
Author(s): Tobias Buckell
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK