By Mike Resnick
Becker investigates the killing of 2 group contributors whose our bodies were suspiciously jettisoned into area with out an post-mortem. Had they honestly been extraterrestrial beings? As he hunts the proof he realises that, faraway from being the hunter, he has turn into the hunted.
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Writer be aware: Neil Gaiman (Foreword)
Publish yr notice: First released in 1967
The Einstein Intersection gained the Nebula Award for top technological know-how fiction novel of 1967.
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Hugo Award Nominee for top Novel (1968)
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