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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (12 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Murray Leinster Narrator: Skip Mahaffey Publisher: CoolBeat Audiobook Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: December 2009 ISBN:
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A dilemma in the Nebula! Two spaceships meet in deep space. How do they establish trust, not only between their two crews, but also between their home worlds? A classic puzzle. The only way to warn home would be to return, and how do you know you were not being followed? Trade would be desirable, but how can you base an exchange of knowledge on unfounded trust? What then is the solution to this stalemate of technological equals, other than to utterly destroy the alien ship, who's defensive capabilities are unknown? Download and start listening now!


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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Joe Osborne | 12/30/2009

    " Excellent classics SF story that holds up well "

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About the Author
Author Murray Leinster

Murray Leinster (1896–1975) was a pen name of William Fitzgerald Jenkins, an award-winning American writer of science fiction and alternate history. He wrote and published over fifteen hundred short stories and articles, fourteen movie scripts, and hundreds of radio scripts and television plays. His first science fiction story, “The Runaway Skyscraper,” appeared in the February 22, 1919 issue of Argosy, and he won a Hugo Award for his 1956 story “Exploration Team.” He was also an inventor, best known for the front-projection process used in special effects. In Virginia, June 27, 2009, was named Will F. Jenkins Day in honor of his achievements in science fiction.