Agent to the Stars by John Scalzi

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The space-faring Yherajk have come to Earth to meet us and to begin humanity’s first interstellar friendship. There’s just one problem: They’re hideously ugly and they smell like rotting fish.

So getting humanity’s trust is a challenge. The Yherajk need someone who can help them close the deal.

Enter Thomas Stein, who knows something about closing deals. He’s one of Hollywood’s hottest young agents. But although Stein may have just concluded the biggest deal of his career, it’s quite another thing to negotiate for an entire alien race. To earn his percentage this time, he’s going to need all the smarts, skills, and wits he can muster.


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About John Scalzi

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JOHN SCALZI is the author of several SF novels including the bestselling Old Man’s War sequence, comprising Old Man’s War, The Ghost Brigades, and the New York Times bestselling The Last Colony. He is a winner of science fiction’s John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and he won the Hugo Award for Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded, a collection of essays from his popular blog Whatever. His latest novel, Fuzzy Nation, hit the New York Times bestseller list in its first week on sale. He lives in Ohio with his wife and daughter.
 
Published October 28, 2008 by Tor Books. 365 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Grasping For The Wind

This would not necessarily be problematic, except that the events related in that story could have been written more concisely, and some of the character’s reactions saved for later in the novel, when Tom himself experiences similar events.

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