Omega by Jack McDevitt
(Engines of God)

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A civilization-destroying omega cloud has switched direction, heading straight for a previously unexplored planetary system--and its alien society. And suddenly, a handful of brave humans must try to save an entire world--without revealing their existence.


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Jack McDevitt is a former English teacher, naval officer, Philadelphia taxi driver, customs officer, and motivational trainer. McDevitt is the winner of the Nebula award, the Philip K. Dick Special Award, and the UPC International Novella award. McDevitt lives in Georgia with his wife Maureen, where he plays chess, reads mysteries, and eats lunch regularly with his cronies.Les Johnson is a NASA physicist, manager, author, husband and father. By day, he serves as the Deputy Manager for the Advanced Concepts Office at the NASA George C. Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Johnson is also an on-screen consultant and commentator for National Geographic Channel special programming, including Evacuate Earth. He is the co-author with Travis S. Taylor of science fiction thriller Back to the Moon from Baen Books.
Published October 26, 2004 by Ace. 512 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Having mastered the big, sprawling adventure stories called space opera in books like Chindi , McDevitt extends the form in this feel-good SF novel that earns its

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Back in 1994, Jack McDevitt published a terrific novel titled The Engines of God, which introduced us to one of his most memorable characters, starship pilot Pricilla Hutchins, better known as "Hutch."

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