Title: The Black Sun

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Title: The Black Sun Title Record # 237
Author: Jack Williamson
Date: 1997-03-00
Type: NOVEL
Language: English
Synopsis: The Starseed program has launched 98 quantum-wave ships from Earth to seed the universe with humanity, when social and economic pressures bring the program to a premature end. When the gravity well of a dying black dwarf pulls the 99th ship out of its quantum wave, the crew is forced to land on a frozen planet. There they set out to survive the absolute-zero environment, as well as investigate the history behind the ancient structures abandoned by some prior inhabitants.
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Translated Serializations
Year Language Title
1998 Italian Il sole nero (Complete Novel)

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
16 1998 Locus Best SF Novel

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Black Sun 1997-03-00 Jack Williamson Tor 0-312-85937-6 $23.95 352 hc novel Ron Miller  
Urania #1329 1998-02-15 ed. Giuseppe Lippi Arnoldo Mondadori Editore #1329 5,900 Lit 332 pb mag Marco Patrito  
The Black Sun 1998-05-00 Jack Williamson Tor 0-812-55362-4 $5.99 352 pb novel Ron Miller Checkmark
The Black Sun 2014-11-27 Jack Williamson Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-11207-0 2.99   ebook novel  
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