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The Orchard

(2015)
(The first book in the Exo-Biologists series)
A Novella by

 
 
In the 22nd century, humans have discovered numerous planets teeming with life, but none with human-level intelligence. Teams of exo-biologists have been dispatched to the most promising places. The fifth planet of the Beta Hydri system has patches of trees that bear delicious fruit. Will it kill the exo-biologists before they can prove the planet has deliberately planted orchards - a sure sign of intelligent life - and get the news back to Earth?

The Orchard was a finalist for the 1998 Sturgeon Award for Best Short Science Fiction.

Genre: Science Fiction

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April 2015 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Orchard (The Exo-Genetic Engineers Book 1)
Author(s): Paul Levinson
Publisher: Connected Editions
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