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Search the Sky by Frederik Pohl

Search the Sky (1954)

by Frederik Pohl, C. M. Kornbluth (Author)

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Colonies sent from Earth have degenerated due to limited gene pools and resultant drift...satyric about life in the 1950's. Ordinary work for these two. ( )
  DinadansFriend | Aug 2, 2017 |
Not the best book by these two authors. Very dated. Pohl has written brilliantly but this one may be to early in his career. ( )
  ikeman100 | May 7, 2017 |
Somewhere in the bowels of this solidly dated novel is an interesting concept having to due with genetics and interstellar colonization. Unfortunately it is lost in the heavy-handed dystopian society building and a clumsy deus ex machina conclusion. Despite an effort to prove that it is not as sexist as you might be expecting (i.e., when Helena confounds Ross’s expectations about a woman’s presumed inability to pilot a spaceship), the book is so profoundly sexist that it will be at least moderately offensive to many contemporary readers. ( )
  clong | May 11, 2008 |
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Frederik Pohlprimary authorall editionscalculated
Kornbluth,C. M.Authormain authorall editionsconfirmed
DiFate, VincentCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Powers, Richard M.Cover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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