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Coyote: A Novel of Interstellar Exploration (original 2002; edition 2002)

by Allen Steele

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Title:Coyote: A Novel of Interstellar Exploration
Authors:Allen Steele
Info:Ace Hardcover (2002), Edition: 1, Hardcover, 400 pages
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Coyote by Allen Steele (2002)

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The beginning of a fine series. Good characters and a perfect set up for an ongoing story-line. ( )
  ndpmcIntosh | Mar 21, 2016 |
So the real question, I suppose, is will I read more about Coyote. I liked how the book ended with lots of possibilities in place...so maybe...
I also would be interested to read something by Steele that had not begun life in serial form. (I greatly admire any author with the guts to undertake such a challenge, but it must in the end affect the final product.)
While I love SF, and there is always about a 50% chance that the next book I read will be SF against all competing genres, few SF novels--probably true of all novels--provide much satisfaction when it comes to writing style and character development. There is something in most SF novels that is simply workman-like in these realms rather than deeply satisfying and engaging. Steele's engagement with his characters is clearly deep. They are fuller than many SF cut-outs. But there is still some missing ingredient that I am unable to quantify other than to know when I am in the hands of an author that works some alchemical magic that infuses the dross with veins of gold.

Coyote is a good book and at times a page turner. That's the sum of it. ( )
  tsgood | Nov 29, 2015 |
It was disturbing, and I'm still not really sure what happened at the end. Most of it took place in the protagonist's head. But I liked that it was written in small bites. And I enjoy a book I have to think about to understand. ( )
  Joanna.Conrad | Nov 4, 2015 |
scifi, I almost wish I hadn't read the trilogy so fast now... ( )
  Mrdrewk | Dec 2, 2014 |
386 pages Science fiction. America has been taken over by a religious right wing oppressive government.This government has built Earth's 1st space ship capable of reaching a worlds that humans can live on. This is how the book opens up. The next 350 pages tell a gripping story of hijacking and exploration. Allen Steele writes one heck of a yarn. This book kept me involved from the 1st to the last page.A complete story in and of its self , this book is the 1st of 3 books that explore the ideas of Freedom , revolution, and colonization.
  Cataloger623 | Nov 8, 2014 |
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The national bestselling story of Earth's first interstellar colonists-and the mysterious planet that becomes their home.

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