Ace Books, 2002, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First American Paperback Edition, By Authors on Title Page
At the beginning of the text are three pages of star constellations and time measurements. Colour illustrated, embossed, cover (wraparound) with yellow titles to the front panel and backstrip, illustrator not credited. A little rubbing to the book edges and book panels. A light age toning of the text block edges and internal text. In a time where humans have shed their bodies and through nanotechnology, their electronic selves which are called engrams, travel through space to look for other life. On a world which is uninhabited a crew of a survey ship watch spindle-shaped entities create 10 orbital towers. One crew member explores the towers, once the entities have left, and finds "..what appear to be gives, technologically-advanced race, including a faster-than-like ship. But when Alander piolts the ship back to Earth with news of the unprecedented event, he may be giving humanity a gift he can't afford to accept...." -- from the rear panel blurb. Signed by the authors on the title page. Size: Standard Paperback. (9) X (4) 413 pages (5). . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; Fiction -- Australian; Signed ; By Authors on Title Page. ISBN: 0441008925. ISBN/EAN: 9780441008926. Inventory No: 0111091.