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Startide Rising

Startide Rising

Book - 1993
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The tenth anniversary edition of Brin's Hugo and Nebula Award-winning novel. The Terran exploration vessel Streaker has crashed on the uncharted water world of Kithrup, bearing one of the most important discoveries in galactic history. Below, a handful of her human and dolphin crew battles a hostile planet to safeguard her secret--the fate of the Progenitors
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1993
Edition: Bantam rev. ed
ISBN: 9780553274189
Characteristics: xii, 458 p. ; 18 cm


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Jan 04, 2020

I guess I’m the minority here but I found this book tedious and uninteresting. It doesn’t address any of the unresolved plot lines from the previous book. Hell, it doesn’t even address the new mysteries introduced in chapter 1. I found it slow-paced with tediously long battle scenes.

Jul 05, 2016

This was an interesting read with fun twists and turns. It is a case of Mutiny on the Bounty meets intergalactic adventure.

Jan 05, 2016

Absolutely loved all of the Uplift books (both trilogies!). Of the 6 I'd say that Sundiver and Uplift War were my favorites, but all are excellent. Amazing imagination and important messages. Any sci-fi lover will fall head over heels for these.

HanakoGal Aug 21, 2012

This is a book I've loved every time I've read it. It's fun to read a story of underdogs that use their skill and imagination to do what other's thought impossible. This book is full of adventure, cool characters in aliens and Earthlings, political manipulations, and daring maneuvers that always impress. I recommend this one to all science fiction lovers and all readers.

Aug 03, 2011

Startide Rising ---- by David Brin c - 1993 ---- This is the second story in the uplift wars series: #1 Sundiver, #3 The Uplift War. All three are hard to put down. ---- Enjoy! ---- RichardPaul


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