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The Space Swimmers (Sea People #2)

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The Space Swimmers came from the boundless void and tempted humanity to venture into space. But through treachery and deceit the attempt failed, sundering the human race in two, for Sea-Born could no longer trust Land-Born. And only the Sea-Born can ever hope to communicate with the glorious Space Swimmers.
Paperback, 247 pages
Published November 28th 1987 by Tom Doherty Assoc Llc (first published 1967)
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Joe Santoro
Some good stuff was had in the making of this cover.. and perhaps the book as well. The Human race is divided into Land and Sea people.. both are desparate to avoid war.. and the key is in the 'Space Swimmers' that seem to have unlocked the secret of traveling to distant planets.

Some cool stuff in here, but the story is a little lacking. It's never totally clear WHY they want to go to space.. the world is in good shape, and only has a population of 3 billion on land, so its not overcrowded. It's
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Manny
This book wouldn't have been so bad if he hadn't insisted on including some of his poetry. I can unfortunately still remember a few lines.
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Gordon Rupert Dickson was an American science fiction author. He was born in Canada, then moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota as a teenager. He is probably most famous for his Childe Cycle and the Dragon Knight series. He won three Hugo awards and one Nebula award.

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