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The Children of the Sky

(2011)
(The third book in the Queng Ho series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Prometheus Award Best Book (nominee)
After nearly twenty years, Vernor Vinge has produced an enthralling sequel to his memorable bestselling novel A Fire Upon the Deep.

Ten years have passed on Tines World, where Ravna Bergnsdot and a number of human children ended up after a disaster that nearly obliterated humankind throughout the galaxy. Ravna and the pack animals for which the planet is named have survived a war, and Ravna has saved more than one hundred children who were in cold-sleep aboard the vessel that brought them.

While there is peace among the Tines, there are those among them - and among the humans - who seek power.and no matter the cost, these malcontents are determined to overturn the fledgling civilization that has taken root since the humans landed.On a world of fascinating wonders and terrifying dangers, Vernor Vinge has created a powerful novel of adventure and discovery that will entrance the many readers of A Fire Upon the Deep. Filled with the inventiveness, excitement, and human drama that have become hallmarks of his work, this new novel is sure to become another great milestone in Vinge's already stellar career.

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Used availability for Vernor Vinge's The Children of the Sky

Hardback Editions

October 2011 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Children of the Sky (Zones of Thought)
Author(s): Vernor Vinge
ISBN: 0-312-87562-2 / 978-0-312-87562-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Paperback Editions

April 2012 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Children of the Sky (Zones of Thought)
Author(s): Vernor Vinge
ISBN: 0-8125-7992-5 / 978-0-8125-7992-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Science Fiction
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Audio Editions

October 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Children of the Sky
Author(s): Vernor Vinge
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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October 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Children of the Sky
Author(s): Vernor Vinge
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


October 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Children of the Sky
Author(s): Vernor Vinge
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

October 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Children of the Sky (Zones of Thought series Book 3)
Author(s): Vernor Vinge
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA