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Phases of Gravity by Dan Simmons

Phases of Gravity (edition 1990)

by Dan Simmons

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Title:Phases of Gravity
Authors:Dan Simmons
Info:Headline Book Publishing (1990), Paperback
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Tags:fiction, men, space, usa

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Phases of Gravity by Dan Simmons

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About men and boys and love. Fleetingly, in the background: aviation and space. ( )
  bungo | Feb 21, 2013 |
In the 1950s or early 1960s, this would have been science fiction. Now, it's "merely" a rather moving novel about an astronaut coming to terms with his changing life after the Apollo programme was cancelled. I was captivated. ( )
  RobertDay | Jun 12, 2012 |
  rustyoldboat | May 28, 2011 |
Life isn't as interesting when you aren't an outer space astronaut.

That's not exactly a big shock to anyone, but it happens to be basically what this book is about.

An ex-astronaut somewhat aimless after a moon landing, and trying to come to terms with estranged family, what to do, etc, etc.

http://notfreesf.blogspot.com/2009/05/born-bad-andrew-vachss_08.html ( )
  bluetyson | May 8, 2009 |
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PanAm-Flug 001 ließ das Mondlicht hinter sich und versank in Wolken und Dunkelheit, als die Maschine behutsam zur Landung in Neu-Delhi ansetzte.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0553277642, Mass Market Paperback)

Richard Baedecker once walked on the moon, but everything the ex-astronaut has ever done seems only a simulation, a preparation for something bigger. Vivid, compelling and brilliantly written, this is an exploration of the human heart and a journey through regions more remote than the moon. Original.

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Richard Braedecker's chance to be an astronaut was, without a doubt, one to be envied by many, but is his strange encounter with a woman who has the ability to uncover enigmas of his past and future equally coveted?

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