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The Trial of Terra

By Jack Williamson

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The men of Earth were on the verge of breaking into space. The first of their manned moon rockets was on its way to Luna. Now, after ten thousand years, the celestial Watchers were forced to a decision.
Were the Earth people ready to join in the civilizations of sapce - or should they be turned down and wiped out with solar fire?
THE TRIAL OF TERRA had begun!The men of Earth were on the verge of breaking into space. The first of their manned moon rockets was on its way to Luna. Now, after ten thousand years, the celestial Watchers were forced to a decision.
Were the Earth people ready to join in the civilizations of space - or should they be turned down and wiped out with solar fire?
THE TRIAL OF TERRA had begun!

Biographical Notes

Jack Williamson (1908 - 2006)
John Stewart 'Jack' Williamson was born in Arizona in 1908 and raised in an isolated New Mexico farmstead. After the Second World War, he acquired degrees in English at the Eastern New Mexico University, joining the faculty there in 1960 and remaining affiliated with the school for the rest of his life. Williamson sold his first story at the age of 20 - the beginning of a long, productive and successful career, which started in the pulps, took in the Golden Age and extended right into his nineties. He was the second author, after Robert A. Heinlein, to be named a Grand Master of Science Fiction by SFWA, and by far the oldest recipient of the Hugo (2001, aged 93) and Nebula (2002, aged 94) awards. A significant voice in SF for over six decades, Jack Williamson is credited with inventing the terms 'terraforming' and 'genetic engineering'. He died in 2006.
For more information see www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/williamson_jack

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  • ISBN: 9780575111912
  • Publication date: 25 Jul 2013
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  • Imprint: Gateway
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