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Footfall

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"NOBODY DOES IT BETTER THAN NIVEN AND POURNELLE.

I LOVED IT!"
--Tom Clancy

They first appear as a series of dots on astronomical plates, heading from Saturn directly toward Earth. Since the ringed planet carries no life, scientists deduce the mysterious ship to be a visitor from ano...

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  • Author: Larry Niven
  • Publish Date: 1986-04-12
  • Book Awards


    Nominated for 2 (2 unique awards)
  • 1 Hugo
  • 1 Locus Science Fiction

  • Book Award Years
    1986 Hugo Nominated: Footfall
    1986 Locus Science Fiction Nominated: Footfall

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