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Startide Rising

(The Uplift Saga, Book 2)

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Publisher: Spectra

4.1
(27)

Language:English | Number of Pages: 496 | Format: Mass Market Paperback

Isbn-10: 055327418X | Isbn-13: 9780553274189 | Publish date:  | Edition Reissue

Also available as: Hardcover , Audio Cassette , School & Library Binding , Paperback , eBook , Others

Category: Fiction & Literature , Science Fiction & Fantasy

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Book Description
David Brin's Uplift novels are among the most thrilling and extraordinary science fiction ever written.  Sundiver, Startide Rising, and The Uplift War--a New York Times bestseller--together make up one of the most beloved sagas of all time.  Brin's tales are set in a future universe in which no species can reach sentience without being "uplifted" by a patron race.  But the greatest mystery of all remains unsolved: who uplifted humankind?

The Terran exploration vessel Streaker has crashed in 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 armed rebellion and a hostile planet to safeguard her secret--the fate of the Progenitors, the fabled First Race who seeded wisdom throughout the stars.