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  • ISBN: 9781592120291 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: Cork : Galaxy Press, L.L.C., 2012.

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Who is the true master of disaster?Earthlings: prepare for the shock of your lives!Global warming . . . reversed.The energy crisis . . . over.The greatest problem on Earth . . . solved.Voltarian Royal Officer of the Fleet, Jettero Heller, has it all figured out. And he's devised a daring and ingenious plan to make it all happen . . . if he lives to see the day.Saving the world is never easy, and for Heller, it turns out to be a tricky—and risky—business.He'll have to blast a gang of space pirates in a lethal laser firefight. He'll have to find a way to capture and control a black hole. He'll have to undertake a perilous journey to Saturn and back and transport a titanic chunk of ice across the solar system.Then comes the hard part . . . because Heller is headed back to Voltar, where he's about to uncover the identity of the powerful figure behind the conspiracy to end all conspiracies. He's facing his deadliest nemesis yet, and before the intergalactic battle is over, the entire mission could end in DISASTER."Features rich inventiveness, brisk pacing and a large cast of appealing characters." —BOOKLIST
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Science Fiction
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Disaster
Disaster
by Hubbard, L. Ron
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Disaster

L. Ron Hubbard was born in Tilden, Nebraska on March 13, 1911. He attended George Washington University and Princeton University. He began his career as a writer for pulp magazines and later as a science fiction writer. His science fiction works include the Buckskin Brigades, Final Blackout, Fear, The Kingslayer, and Black Towers to Danger. His book, Dianetics, was published in 1950. He spent the next 30 years devoting himself to the development of Dianetics and Scientology. In 1954, he founded the Church of Scientology. In the 1980s, he published his final fiction works Battlefield Earth and the Mission Earth series, which won the Cosmos 2000 Award from French readers and the Nova Science Fiction Award from Italy's Perseo Libri. He died on January 24, 1986. (Bowker Author Biography)