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Startide Rising (Uplift, Bk 2)
Startide Rising - Uplift, Bk 2
Author: David Brin
In a future universe in which no species can reach sentience without being 'uplifted' by a patron race, the greatest mystery of all remains unsolved: who uplifted humankind? — The Terran exploration vessel Streaker, the first starship designed and crewed by dolphins, has crashed in the uncharted water world of Kithrup, bearing one of the ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780553234954
ISBN-10: 0553234951
Publication Date: 9/1/1983
Pages: 458
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

4.3 stars, based on 25 ratings
Publisher: Bantam/Spectra/RandomHouse
Book Type: Paperback
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Another in the series of Uplift books. This is more of a 'trying to survive' when the older races come after you and some of your own uplifted dolphins (or are they) try to mutiny. A very good read.
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One of the most thought provoking books I've ever read. It it questions how we treat animals, the morality of genetic engineering, and our place in the universe. Satisfying read, and a great anthology. As a series it stands with the great anthologies Founation, Dune, Revelation Space- Absolution Gap, and the Academy Series ( Omega-Chidi-Odesssy) by Jack McDevitt.