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Red lightning /

by Varley, John; Varley, John.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Ace Books, 2007, c2006Edition: Ace mass-market ed.Description: 355 p. ; 17 cm.ISBN: 9780441014880 (pbk.) :; 0441014887 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Mars (Planet) -- Fiction | Science fiction, American -- 21st century | American fiction -- 21st century | Science fictionSubject: The son of one of the first men to fly to Mars and back, Ray Garcia- Strickland, is now a disgruntled Martian, tired of the Red Planet's overdevelopment and the gravity dependent tourist Earthies. But that doesn't stop him from fearing the worst when Earth is struck by an unknown object, causing a massive tsunami. Living high on his father's glory was okay, but now Ray must literally come down to Earth-and solve one of its greatest mysteries.
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"A cosmic coming-of-age novel... enthralling everyman heroics."--Paul Di Filippo, SciFi.com<br> <br> "Mars sucks." And if anyone's allowed to say it, Ray Garcia-Strickland is, since his father was one of the first men to set foot there. Ray's father is now the manager of the Red Thunder, one of the swankiest hotels on overdeveloped Mars. And Ray has seen his share of gravity-dependent Earthies. Which doesn't stop him from fearing the worst when Earth is struck by an unknown object, causing a massive tsunami. Living high on his father's glory was okay, but now Ray must literally come down to Earth--and help solve one of its greatest mysteries...

Sequel to Red thunder.

The son of one of the first men to fly to Mars and back, Ray Garcia- Strickland, is now a disgruntled Martian, tired of the Red Planet's overdevelopment and the gravity dependent tourist Earthies. But that doesn't stop him from fearing the worst when Earth is struck by an unknown object, causing a massive tsunami. Living high on his father's glory was okay, but now Ray must literally come down to Earth-and solve one of its greatest mysteries.

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