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VOYAGE TO THE RED PLANET

Book cover ofVoyage to the Red Planet
  • Author: Terry BISSON
  • Publisher: Pan
  • Published: 1992
  • Description: Softback, Very Good
  • Dust Jacket Condition: No dustjacket
  • Edition: First
  • Ref: 11764
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A first UK edition paperback with a full 1 to 9 number sequence indicating a first printing.  In very good condition for its age.   Tanning to pages but the book remains eminently readable.

SYNOPSIS:  “In the not-so-distant future, the US Government, bankrupt and desperate, has auctioned off its agencies to private enterprise.  NASA is now a Disney subsidiary; the Nixon Orbital Space Station is a family theme park.  Space still hides some secrets, and one of them is about to be launched on an unsuspecting public: the Mars ship, Mary Poppins, built before the market crash and secreted in high orbit.

Movie mogul Markson uses fast talk, creative accounting and out-and-out blackmail to persuade two of the original Mars team to pilot the spacecraft on her maiden voyage to Mars.  With two bona fide certified Hollywood Stars, and a brilliant – if eccentric – midget cinematographer, Markson plans to shoot The Movie of All Time…”

Packed weight 220 gms.  IN STOCK FOR IMMEDIATE DESPATCH