Rollback

Rollback

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Dr. Sarah Halifax decoded the first-ever radio transmission received from aliens. Thirty-eight years later, a second message is received and Sarah, now 87, may hold the key to deciphering this one, too . . . if she lives long enough.
A wealthy industrialist offers to pay for Sarah to have a rollback--a hugely expensive experimental rejuvenation procedure. She accepts on condition that Don, her husband of sixty years, gets a rollback, too. The process works for Don, making him physically twenty-five again. But in a tragic twist, the rollback fails for Sarah, leaving her in her eighties.
While Don tries to deal with his newfound youth and the suddenly vast age gap between him and his wife, Sarah struggles to do again what she'd done once before: figure out what a signal from the stars contains. Exploring morals and ethics on both human and cosmic scales, "Rollback "is the big new SF novel for 2007 by Hugo and Nebula Award-winner Robert J. Sawyer.
Publisher: New York : Tor Books, 2007.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780765311085
0765311089
Branch Call Number: SCIENCE FICTION SAWYER R
Characteristics: 320 pages ; 22 cm.

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