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By Clifford D. Simak

ISBN-10: 0399119469

ISBN-13: 9780399119460

ISBN-10: 1504045718

ISBN-13: 9781504045711

A guy hunts for misplaced wisdom in a destiny society that’s reverted to a primitive tribal country during this novel through the writer of Way Station.

greater than 1000 years have handed when you consider that humankind deliberately destroyed its treacherous expertise, settling on to revert again to a primitive tribal nation. during this society the rusting mind instances of long-inert robots are thought of trophies, and the scant wisdom that has survived is doled out to an inquisitive few in monastery-like “universities.” it truly is at one such middle of studying that younger Tom Cushing first reads of the mythical “Place of Going to the Stars,” rumored to exist on a excessive butte someplace within the western a part of the land. pushed through enthusiasm and an insatiable have to music the parable to its resource, Tom units out on an grand trek throughout what used to be known as “America,” teaming up with a witch, the world’s final final robotic, and different atypical partners. yet all of the outstanding discoveries and hazards they stumble upon alongside the best way will faded earlier than the revelations that watch for them at journey’s end.
Clifford D. Simak, award-winning technology fiction Grand grasp, deals a panoramic imaginative and prescient of the long run that's either dystopian and hopeful in equivalent degree. In A background of Stars, he boldly screens the guts, intelligence, and outstanding ingenious powers that experience validated him as one of many all-time maximum authors of speculative fiction.

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