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The Sparrow: A Novel (The Sparrow Series)


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A visionary work that combines speculative fiction with deep philosophical inquiry, The Sparrow tells the story of a charismatic Jesuit priest and linguist, Emilio Sandoz, who leads a scientific mission entrusted with a profound task: to make first contact with intelligent extraterrestrial life. The mission begins in faith, hope, and beauty, but a series of small misunderstandings brings it to a catastrophic end.
 
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“A startling, engrossing, and moral work of fiction.”The New York Times Book Review
 
“Important novels leave deep cracks in our beliefs, our prejudices, and our blinders. The Sparrow is one of them.”Entertainment Weekly
 
“Powerful . . . The Sparrow tackles a difficult subject with grace and intelligence.”San Francisco Chronicle
 
“Provocative, challenging . . . recalls both Arthur C. Clarke and H. G. Wells, with a dash of Ray Bradbury for good measure.”The Dallas Morning News
 
“[Mary Doria] Russell shows herself to be a skillful storyteller who subtly and expertly builds suspense.”USA Today

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Manufacturer:Ballantine Books
Brand:Ballantine Books
Color:Blue
Publisher:Ballantine Books
Studio:Ballantine Books
EAN:9780449912553
Item Weight:0.65 pounds
Item Size:1.1 x 8.3 x 8.3 inches
Package Weight:0.95 pounds
Package Size:5.4 x 1.2 x 1.2 inches

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