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The Fresco Sheri S. Tepper

The Fresco By Sheri S. Tepper

The Fresco by Sheri S. Tepper


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Summary

A fast-paced, witty and thought-provoking novel of alien contact

The Fresco Summary

The Fresco by Sheri S. Tepper

Benita Alvarez, a downtrodden Hispanic woman, is chosen by alien envoys to be the Intermediary in their bid to get humankind to join an interstellar federation of peaceable races who practise Neighbourliness and strive to live ethical and moral lives. But other alien races have their own plans for the verdant, over-populated planet and they have chosen their own contact: a down-and-dirty government Senator. They don't want mankind to join the Federation, though: they just want hunting rights of Earth - hunting rights on man ...

About Sheri S. Tepper

SALES POINTS Sheri Tepper at her thought-provoking, funny and entertaining best 'Tepper has lodged firmly on a pinnacle of excellence' Kirkus 'As funny as anything ever written by Douglas Adams' Starburst 'Sheri S Tepper takes the mental risks that are the lifeblood of science fiction and all imaginative narrative' Ursula K. Le Guin

Additional information

GOR001757057
9780575072886
0575072881
The Fresco by Sheri S. Tepper
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
20020214
416
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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