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The Sparrow

(1996)
(The first book in the Sparrow series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
1998 Arthur C. Clarke Award
1998 Astounding Award for Best New Writer
1997 BSFA Award for Best Novel
1997 John W. Campbell Memorial Award (nominee)
1997 Locus Award for Best First Novel (nominee)
1996 Otherwise Award

Combining elements of science fiction and spiritual philosophy, this novel is a tale of the devastating consequences of a scientific mission to make contact with an extraterrestrial culture.


Genre: Science Fiction

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