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Title: Saturn's Child Title Record # 12430
Authors: Margaret Wander Bonanno and Nichelle Nichols
Date: 1995-10-00
Series: Saturna
Series Number: 1
Language: English
Synopsis: From the Dust Jacket flaps of the Ace first edition: "Star Trek's Nichelle Nichols, author of the best-selling Beyond Uhura, has done it again. Her first novel, Saturn's Child, introduces the most exciting characters to hit science fiction literature in many a moon, and Nichols's captivating storytelling will hold readers enthralled to the last page. Saturna, born in the late twenty-first century on Saturn's largest moon, Titan, is a dynamic and beautiful intergalactic heroine, possessing extraordinary powers derived from her unique genes and her prenatal exposure to mysterious algae found only in the Sea of Ethane. Her mother is Dr. Nyota Domonique, a microbiologist and commander of the starship Dragon's Egg. Nyota leads Earth's first expedition to Titan only to discover a highly evolved race of beings already there. The Fazisians are a handsome, peaceful people. Their abilities to communicate telepathically are as striking as their lovely golden bodies and steel-blue feathery hair. This is the first Earthians and Fazisians have made with other intelligent life and they are amazed by each other. Tetrok, the young ambitious heir to the throne of Fazis and Nyota, whose dark, exotic features reveal her very human mix of ancestors, are drawn to each other. Both know that their feelings must be subordinated to their mission and to the laws of Earth and Fazis, but they will not be bound. Saturna's conception violates those laws, and therefore her very existence is a dangerous secret that could initiate interplanetary war. If Valton, cousin and archenemy of Tetrok, has his way, he will use that secret to destroy Tetrok. But Krecis, the wise one, alchemist extraordinaire, stands in his way. Thus begin the adventures of Saturna. Writing out of her generous experience of life, Nichelle Nichols has created a world full of memorable characters - including Catlyke and Mushii, Saturna's faithful "familiars," whose intelligence surpasses even that of dolphins - who will live in the hearts of all her readers."
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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Saturn's Child 1995-10-00 Margaret Wander Bonanno, Nichelle Nichols Ace/Putnam 0-399-14113-8
$21.95?$: US dollar
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Michael Herring Checkmark
Saturn's Child 1996-11-00 Margaret Wander Bonanno, Nichelle Nichols Ace Books 0-441-00384-2
$5.99?$: US dollar
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 Michael Herring Checkmark
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