Gateway

Gateway

Book - 1977
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Gateway opened on all the wealth of the Universe...and on reaches of unimaginable horror. When prospector Bob Broadhead went out to Gateway on the Heechee spacecraft, he decided he would know which was the right mission to make him his fortune. Three missions later, now famous and permanently rich, Robinette Broadhead has to face what happened to him and what he is...in a journey into himself as perilous and even more horrifying than the nightmare trip through the interstellar void that he drove himself to take!THE HEECHEE SAGABook One: GATEWAYBook Two: BEYOND THE BLUE EVENT HORIZONBook Three: HEECHEE RENDEZVOUSBook Four: THE ANNALS OF THE HEECHEE "From the Paperback edition."
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, c1977.
ISBN: 9780312317805
0312317808
Branch Call Number: S.F. POH
Characteristics: 313 p. ; 22 cm.

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Bigbandito Jul 05, 2017

First book of the Heechee Saga and perhaps my most favorite science fiction book of all time. From world creation to character development to the plot twist to the science, everything is done completely and with care. I've read this book a number of times and am always fully immersed. Even now when I finish I say to myself "Oh, wow!" And while the first of the series is the best, the rest are on my "all time great" list as well.

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JackPurcell
Apr 18, 2015

A worthy old fashioned science fiction novel by Frederick Pohl. The skipping between sessions with a robot psychiatrist and actual plot moving forward is the only criticism I have for this book because I finally just skipped over the psychiatry. Once I learned to skip all that it was a fine read.

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Gold_inthosehills
Feb 09, 2014

This novel won the Hugo, Nebula and Campbell awards. It's a masterpiece of science fiction. A must read if you consider yourself SF fan. Character devlopment is excellent with just the right amount of hard science without overwhelming the casual reader. A WINNER!

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RichardPaul
Jan 07, 2011

Gateway ----
By Fredrick Pohl - printed 2004 ----

A Very Good Read! ----

If you like Sci-Fi that takes place in the universe and space exploration: this Six book series is for you. ----

The Heechee stories are very Very good, one hit the great read level BUT! All Six Stories are hard to put down! ----

Enjoy! ----

RichardPaul

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RichardPaul
Jan 15, 2011

with the Seattle collection it is hard to read this series of 6 posibly 7 books:

1. Gateway

2. Beyond the blue event horizon

3. Heechee Rendezvous

4. The annals of the Heechee

5. The Gatway trip

6. The boy who would live forever

A. In the problem Pit (???!)

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