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Title: The Children of the Sky Title Record # 1285509
Author: Vernor Vinge
Date: 2011-10-11
Type: NOVEL
Series: Zones of Thought
Series Number: 3
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Synopsis: From the front flap of the dust jacket of the Tor Books first edition: In a lab at the edge of the galaxy, in search of an ancient archive, scientists unwittingly unleashed the Blight: this vast destructive entity rampages through the Zones of Thought, subverting digital intelligence and devastating countless worlds and races throughout the Beyond. One ship, carrying children of the scientists, seeks haven on an obscure world in the Slow Zone, only to find medieval kingdoms of group-animals - the Tines - at war with one another. Another ship, itself fleeing the Blight, follows their ship's distress signal to Tines World and helps end the war, saving most of the Children. Ten years later, Ravna Bergsndot, the lone surviving human adult living among the Tines, has revived most of the hundred and fifty Children who remain in cold sleep. Under her protection, the Children have grown to adulthood and established a society with the Tines. Now Tinish packs and human beings live together in peace in the Domain, one of the few remaining outposts of humans in the galaxy, while Ravna keeps watch against the approach of the Blight. Other than Ravna, only Johanna and Jefri Olsndot, whose parents piloted the desperate flight to Tines World, have direct knowledge of the events that brought them there, and Jefri was too young to truly understand. The other Children have memories only of life before the Blight. Now, old enough to shape their own future, they question Ravna's guidance, and seek to chart a new course... heedless of the potential for disaster amid the Machiavellian politics of Tines World. As some in the Domain plot and scheme, far beyond their society's borders the legendary pack Tycoon is shaping the world's first industrial civilization. With dark alliances swirling in both human and Tinish circles, the survival of Tines World depends on Ravna. And Ravna has enemies, unseen... awaiting their moment.
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Year Language Title
2012Translated by Patrick Dusoulier
French Les enfants du ciel
2016Translated by Maria Drăguț
Romanian Copiii cerului

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Children of the Sky 2011-10-00 Vernor Vinge Tor 978-0-312-87562-6 $25.99 444
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Stephan Martiniere Checkmark
The Children of the Sky 2011-10-00 Vernor Vinge Tor / SFBC 1342210 $14.99 444
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Stephan Martiniere  
The Children of the Sky 2011-10-11 Vernor Vinge Tor 978-1-4299-9336-4 $7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
The Children of the Sky 2012-05-00 Vernor Vinge Tor 978-0-8125-7992-5 $7.99 675
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Stephan Martiniere Checkmark
Les enfants du ciel 2012-11-00 Vernor Vinge Robert Laffont (Ailleurs et demain) 978-2-221-13210-4   720
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel  
Copiii cerului 2016-03-09 Vernor Vinge Editura Nemira (Nautilus) 978-606-758-520-9   768
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel  
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