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Thunderworld

(1981)
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SCIENCE FICTION-WHEN THE CREW OF THE SCOUT SHIP SANTA MARIA FIRST SIGHTED THE NEW LIFE ZONE PLANET,THEY DUBBED IT WORTHLESS.A LITTLE TOO FAR FROM IT'S MOTHER SUN FOR COMFORT,CAUGHT IN THE GRIP OF CONFLICTING GRAVITATIONAL PULLS,WORTHLESS WAS A PLANET IN CONSTANT UPHEAVAL,NOT AT ALL THE SORT OF WORLD FIT FOR HUMAN COLONISATION.STIIL,TIME WAS RUNNING SHORT FOR THE PEOPLE OF EARTH TO FIND A NEW HOME,AND THIS WAS THE FIRST PLACE THAT EVEN APPROACHED LIVABLE CONDITIONS.SO DON AND ZEES DECIDED TO DO A CLOSE UP STUDY OF THE PLANET'S SURFACE WHILE BREED AND ELLEN STAYED IN ORBIT OVERHEAD.BUT SHORTLY AFTER THEY LANDED,THERE WAS A CATACLYSMIC UPHEAVAL,A WORLDWIDE CONVULSION THAT BROUGHT DEATH TO MANY OF THE PRIMITIVE LIFEFORMS AND LEFT DON AND ZEES STRANDED.FORCED TO GO NATIVE AND LIVE OFF THE LAND UNTIL THEIR SHIPMATES COULD FIND THEM,NEITHER OF THE HUMANS COULD GUESS THAT THE NEXT MEAL THEY ATE WOULD CHANGE THE FUTURE OF THE PLANET.

Genre: Science Fiction

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December 1981 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Thunderworld
Author(s): Zach Hughes
ISBN: 0-451-11290-3 / 978-0-451-11290-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Roc
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