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Star Born

By: Andre Norton
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Star Born" is a sci?nc? fiction nov?l writt?n by Andr? Norton, a prolific Am?rican author known for h?r contributions to th? g?nr?. Th? book is s?t in th? sam? univ?rs? as h?r ?arli?r work, “Th? Stars Ar? Ours!" Th? story is c?nt?r?d around a group of humans who hav? coloniz?d an ali?n plan?t call?d Astra. Th?s? colonists hav? adapt?d to th?ir n?w ?nvironm?nt and hav? d?v?lop?d a uniqu? soci?ty. Th?y liv? in harmony with th? nativ? ali?n sp?ci?s, th? Throg, and th? cat-lik? "gatos, " who hav? t?l?pathic abiliti?s. Th? colonists hav? also uncov?r?d anci?nt t?chnology l?ft b?hind by th? ali?n For?runn?rs. Th? protagonist, Niall R?nfr?w, is a young man who b?com?s ?mbroil?d in a conflict wh?n th? Throg launch an attack on th? human coloni?s. As t?nsions ?scalat?, Niall finds hims?lf at th? h?art of a struggl? for survival and und?rstanding b?tw??n humans and th? ?nigmatic Throg. "Star Born" ?xplor?s th?m?s of co?xist?nc?, cultural adaptation, and th? clash of civilizations. It is a story of r?sili?nc?, as th? colonists striv? to prot?ct th?ir way of lif? and com? to t?rms with th? myst?ri?s of th? For?runn?rs' t?chnology.

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Andre Norton

André Norton (1912-2005) was an American author who wrote primarily in the genres of science fiction and fantasy. Born Alice Mary Norton, she adopted her pen name early in her career as a way to stand out in a male-dominated field. Norton published her first novel, "The Prince Commands," in 1934, and went on to write more than 200 books over the course of her long career. Her best-known works include the Witch World series, the Time Traders series, and the Solar Queen series. Norton's writing was known for its strong female characters and exploration of themes such as identity, prejudice, and the struggle for freedom. She was also noted for her skill in world-building and creating vivid, immersive settings for her stories. In addition to her writing, Norton was a passionate advocate for literacy and education, and donated generously to libraries and other organizations that supported these causes. Throughout her career, Norton received numerous awards and honors, including the Grand Master Award from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in 1983, and induction into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame in 1997. She passed away in 2005 at the age of 93.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 152Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359323624
  • ISBN-13:9789359323626
  • Item Weight: 228g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 8.75mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Science / General