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A Life for the Stars

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  • Author: James BLISH
  • Publisher: Arrow
  • Published: 1974
  • Description: Softback, Very Good
  • Dust Jacket Condition: No dustjacket
  • Edition: Second
  • ISBN-10: 00099087006
  • Ref: 4791
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This is a second edition paperback in very good condition for its age.  Heavy age tanning to pages making them very brown, but the book remains eminently readable.  The covers are complete.  Small crease at the bottom left-hand corner of the rear cover.

Book Two in the Cities in Flight Series.

“The natural resources of the world have long been exhausted, and city after city goes ‘Okie’ – lifts itself off the face of the earth to earn its living as a migrant worker among the stars. Now the ‘spindizzies’ that will take Scranton, Pennsylvania up into outer space are warming up. A last patrol makes sure the city perimeter is clear. He didn’t know it yet, but for the redneck boy watching cautiously from the bushes, this was to be the first day of a new and very different life…”