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By Homer Hickam

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Crater

By Homer Hickam


Synopsis

A mining colony on the moon. A teen sent on a deadly mission. And a secret bigger than two worlds. It’s the 22nd Century. A tough, pioneering people minethe moon for Helium-3 to produce energy for a desperate, war-torn Earth.Sixteen-year old Crater Trueblood loves his job as aHelium-3 miner. But when he finds courage he didn’t know he had and savesa fellow miner, his life changes forever. Impressed by his heroism, theowner of the mine orders Crater to undertake a dangerous mission. Crater doubtshimself, but he has no choice. He must go.With the help of Maria, the mine owner’s frustrating butgorgeous granddaughter, and his gillie-a sentient and sometimes insubordinateclump of slime mold cells-Crater must fight both human and subhuman enemies.He’ll battle his way across a thousand miles of deadly but magnificent lunarterrain before vaulting into the far reaches of space, there to recover anastonishing object that could mean the difference between life and death forevery inhabitant on the moon.””Crater” shows what it would be like to live on the Moon: towork there, to struggle and to triumph. A fine piece of work.”-Ben Bova, author of “Leviathans of Jupiter”

Additional Book Details

Publisher
Thomas Nelson
ISBN-10
1595546642

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