Orphanage by Robert Buettner
(Jason Wander)

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Mankind's first alien contact tears into Earth: projectiles launched from Jupiter's moon, Ganymede, vaporize whole cities. Under siege, humanity gambles on one desperate counterstrike. In a spacecraft scavenged from scraps and armed with Vietnam-era weapons, foot soldiers like eighteen-year-old Jason Wander-orphans that no one will miss-must dare man's first interplanetary voyage and invade Ganymede.


They have one chance to attack, one ship to attack with. Their failure is our extinction.
 

About Robert Buettner

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Robert Buettner is a former Military Intelligence Officer, National Science Foundation Fellow in Paleontology and has published in the field of Natural Resources Law. He lives in Georgia. His website is: www.RobertBuettner.com.
 
Published April 1, 2008 by Orbit. 320 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, War, Literature & Fiction, Science & Math. Fiction

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The Bookbag

It may be that these are addressed in full in later books in the series and, from some of the things mentioned I do hope this is the case as these will be fun books to read, but here it was slightly annoying.

Oct 24 2009 | Read Full Review of Orphanage (Jason Wander)

Grasping For The Wind

Buettner’s protagonist, Jason Wander, is forced by circumstance and judge’s order to join a military at war.

Sep 12 2008 | Read Full Review of Orphanage (Jason Wander)

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