Millennium Author:Ben Bova We are thrust into the terrifying world of the future in this chilling novel about people and politics in the year 1999. The Earth's population has soared to eight billion. The two major powers (US & Russia) are on the brink of nuclear war as they vie for control of the planet's dwindling supply of natural resources. — Meanwhile, a few hundred ki... more »lometers above the Earth's surface, on their respective Moon colonies, the US and Russia feverishly race to complete networks of ABM satellites to protect themselves from missile attack.
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Two men are deeply involved in this potential holocaust: the heads of the American and Russian colonies. Fortunately for the sake of humanity they are both idealistic men of good will, determined to work together to establish a world in which co-existence is possible.« less