By (author) Wil McCarthy
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Bloom by Wil McCarthy
Book DescriptionMycora: technogenic life. Fast-reproducing, fast-mutating, and endlessly voracious. In the year 2106, these microscopic machine/creatures have escaped their creators to populate the inner solar system with a wild, deadly ecology all their own, pushing the tattered remnants of humanity out into the cold and dark of the outer planets. Even huddled beneath the ice of Jupiter's moons, protected by a defensive system known as the Immunity, survivors face the constant risk of mycospores finding their way to the warmth and brightness inside the habitats, resulting in a calamitous "bloom." But the human race still has a trick or two up its sleeves; in a ship specially designed to penetrate the deadly Mycosystem, seven astronauts are about to embark on mankind's boldest venture yet--the perilous journey home to infected Earth! Yet it is in these remote conditions, against a virtually omnipotent foe, that we discover how human nature plays the greatest role in humanity's future. "From the Paperback edition."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780345485373
(216mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Del Rey Books
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 3-Aug-1999
Country of Publication: United States
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The book's science is solid and McCarthy's fervor genuinely infectious. The future never felt so close.- Wired
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Author Biography - Wil McCarthy
In eleven years as an aerospace engineer, Wil McCarthy has worked with rockets, satellites, lasers, computers, interplanetary probes, and, most recently, robots. He lives outside Denver with his family, and in his copious free time he writes science fiction, including stories published in Aboriginal SF, Analog, Interzone, Asimov's, Science Fiction Age, and a veritable plethora of short fiction anthologies. Bloom is his fifth novel. "From the Paperback edition."
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