The Silent War by Ben Bova audiobook

The Silent War: Book III of The Asteroid Wars

By Ben Bova
Read by Amanda Karr  and Christian Noble

Macmillan Audio 9780312848781

The Grand Tour Series: Book 10

12.83 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781593976538

Ben Bova's The Silent War is the breakneck continuation to The Asteroid Wars series that can end only in earth's salvation--or the annihilation of all that humankind has ever accomplished in space. When corporations go to war, standard business practice goes out the window. Astro Corporation is led by indomitable Texan Pancho Lane, Humphries Space Systems by the rich and ruthless Martin Humphries, and their fight is over nothing less than resources of the Asteroid Belt itself. Fighting escalates and the lines between commerce and politics, boardroom and bedroom, blur—and the keys to victory will include physics, nanotechnology, and cold hard cash. It's a breakneck finale that can end only in earth's salvation—or the annihilation of all that humankind has ever accomplished in space.

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Ben Bova's The Silent War is the breakneck continuation to The Asteroid Wars series that can end only in earth's salvation--or the annihilation of all that humankind has ever accomplished in space.

When corporations go to war, standard business practice goes out the window. Astro Corporation is led by indomitable Texan Pancho Lane, Humphries Space Systems by the rich and ruthless Martin Humphries, and their fight is over nothing less than resources of the Asteroid Belt itself. Fighting escalates and the lines between commerce and politics, boardroom and bedroom, blur—and the keys to victory will include physics, nanotechnology, and cold hard cash.

It's a breakneck finale that can end only in earth's salvation—or the annihilation of all that humankind has ever accomplished in space.

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Editorial Reviews

...the Asteroid Wars is vintage Bova, with intrigues, hardware, and action all applied lavishly to a fast-moving story. Booklist on The Silent War

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Author Bio: Ben Bova

Author Bio: Ben Bova

Ben Bova was born in Philadelphia and received his doctorate in education from California Coast University in 1996. The author of over 120 futuristic novels and nonfiction books, he has also been a radio commentator, editor, lecturer, and aerospace industry executive. His articles, opinion pieces, and reviews have appeared in Scientific American, Nature, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and many other publications. His work has earned six Hugo Awards. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation in 2005, and his novel Titan won the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for the best science fiction novel of 2006.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 12.83
Audience: Adult
Language: English