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Title:
Seas of Venus
Author:
Drake, David, 1945-
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Publication Information:
Riverdale, NY : Baen ; New York : Distributed by Simon & Schuster, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
400 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
"A Baen Books original omnibus"--T.p. verso.

First unified publication of two previously published novels: Surface action and The jungle.
Language:
English
Geographic Term:
ISBN:
9780743435642
Format :
Book

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Summary

Earth is a dead cinder and the last of the human race struggles for survival beneath the dense clouds of Venus. Two courageous visionaries--the fighting men Brainard and Gordon--must struggle through the hellish surface jungles, but if they fail, both Venus and Mankind will die.


Author Notes

David Drake was born on September 24, 1945, in Dubuque, Iowa. He attended University of Iowa, where he graduated with a degree in History (with honors) and Latin. He then attended Duke Law School. He was drafted out of law school, served in the army for two years and then returned to school. He worked as an Assistant Town Attorney of Chapel Hill and then part-time as a city bus driver before he became a full-time writer.

Drake is considered a master of Science Fiction and Fantasy. The Hammer's Slammers, military science fiction, was his first published series. His other titles include Northworld series, The Dragon Lord, Starliner, Ranks of Bronze, and Redliners.

In recognition of his work, he won a World Fantasy award in 1976.

He currently resides in North Carolina.

(Bowker Author Biography)