by Jerry Pournelle
Cover Artist: Clyde Caldwell
Baen Hardcover ISBN/ITEM#: 9781416555636
Date: 05 August 2008 List Price $23.00 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
Product Description: Earth was stagnating from a lack of resources, from corrupt governments that stayed in power by keeping their people in ignorance and poverty, and by the established power structures that stifled the creative technologies that could solve the planet's problems. But the governments and power structures didn't yet control space, where bold new techniques could freely be applied and the vast resources of the solar system could be utilized...