The Gripping Hand by Larry Niven

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In the sequel to The Mote in God's Eye, twenty-five years after the quarantine of the alien Moties within their own solar system, the walls separating them from the rest of the universe are beginning to crumble. 150,000 first printing. $150,000 ad/promo.
 

About Larry Niven

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Larry Niven received his B.A. in mathematics in 1962. His first novel, World of Ptavvs (1966), was a success and launched his career. Niven has won five Hugos and one Nebula award, testimony that his colleagues in the science fiction world respect his work. Perhaps Niven's most well-known creation is Ringworld, a distant planet that may be taken as a metaphor for Earth, as it was once great but has since fallen into decay. Jerry Pournelle (right), a past winner of the John W. Campbell Award, has collaborated with Niven on numerous bestsellers. He has also written such successful solo novels as "Janissaries" and "Starswarm". He lives in Studio City, California.Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle were the joint winners of the 2005 Robert A. Heinlein Award.
 
Published January 5, 2014 by Spectrum Literary Agency, Inc.. 436 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Science & Math, History, Romance, Action & Adventure, War, Children's Books. Fiction

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The much-anticipated sequel to The Mote In God's Eye (1974), which put Niven and Pournelle on the bestseller lists (more recent collaborations: The Legacy of Heorot, with Steven Barnes, 1987;

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This sequel to the authors' 1974 classic The Mote in God's Eye takes place some 25 years after the events of that book.

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This adequate but inconsequential sequel to The Mote in God's Eye explores xenophobia and overpopulation in a futuristic world.

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