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Acts of Conscience

(1997)
(A book in the Starover series)
A novel by

 
Awards
Philip K Dick Award Best Book (nominee)
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This is the story of Gaetan du Cheyne, Class 10 Spatial Machinery Mechanic at the great spaceship refit station known as Stardock. Gaetan du Cheyne. No mother, no father, no children, no wife, no friends, no home, no nothing. Just a job. A empty man, a hollow man, paid well enough for his complex skills that, when he's not consuming a steady diet of net porn, he gets to play the stock market. Until, one fine day, he finds himself in possession of a prototype FTL starship, and goes out among the worlds in search of... something. Anything. Maybe only the lost, empty dreams that were all he had as a child, dreams that deserted him as an adult. What he finds, in the end, if you can understand the man, if you can understand his lost dreams, may change you forever, if you're lucky.

    

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Paperback Editions

February 1998 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Acts of Conscience
Author(s): William Barton
ISBN: 0-446-60511-5 / 978-0-446-60511-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Aspect
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January 1997 : USA Paperback
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Title: Acts of Conscience
Author(s): William Barton
ISBN: 0-446-67251-3 / 978-0-446-67251-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Aspect
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Kindle Editions

September 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Acts of Conscience
Author(s): William Barton
Publisher: William Barton Enterprises
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