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- DescriptionSix-time Hugo winner Ben Bova brings us Power Surge, a gripping political thriller on the cutting-edge of science and techlogyDr. Jake Ross came to Washington, D.C., to make a difference. As the science advisor to a newly-elected freshman senator, Jake has crafted a comprehensive energy plan that employs invative new techlogies to make America the world's leader in energy production while simultaneously boosting the ecomy and protecting the environment. The facts--and the science--are on Jake's side, but his plan soon runs afoul of entrenched special interests, well-funded lobbies, cynical bureaucrats, pork-barrel politics, and one very powerful U.S. Senator.To keep his plan alive and secure a sustainable future for America, Jake needs a crash course in the way Washington really works. Everyone keeps telling him that his plan has hope of succeeding, but Jake is determined to prove them wrong even if it kills him . . . something that certain hostile parties may be all too happy to arrange.
- Author BiographyBEN BOVA is a six-time winner of the Hugo Award, a former editor of Analog, former editorial director of Omni, and a past president of both the National Space Society and the Science Fiction Writers of America. He is the author of more than a hundred works of science fact and fiction, including his recent novel, Power Play. He lives in Florida.
- Author(s)Dr Ben Bova
- PublisherTor Books
- Date of Publication11/08/2015
- SubjectScience Fiction & Fantasy
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintTor Books
- Weight408 g
- Width150 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine30 mm
- Format DetailsSewn,Cloth over boards,With dust jacket
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