Flashforward

Robert J. Sawyer

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The basis for the hit ABC TV series and the Aurora Award-winning novel that started it all!

FLASHFORWARD

Two minutes and seventeen seconds that changed the world

Suddenly, without warning, all seven billion people on Earth black out for more than two minutes. Millions die as planes fall from the sky, people tumble down staircases, and cars plow into each other.

But that’s the least of the survivors’ challenges. During the blackout, everyone experienced a glimpse of what his or her future holds—and the interlocking mosaic of these visions threatens to unravel the present.

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Day One: Tuesday, April 21, 2009
 
A slice through spacetime…
The control building for CERN’s Large Hadron Collider
was new: it had been authorized in A.D. 2004 and completed in 2006. The building enclosed a central courtyard, inevitably named “the nucleus.” Every office had a window either facing in toward the nucleus or out toward the rest of CERN’s sprawling campus. The quadrangle surrounding the nucleus was two stories tall, but the main elevators had four stops: the two above-ground levels; the basement, which housed boiler rooms and storage; and the

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"This first-rate, philosophical journey, a terrific example of idea-driven SF, should have wide appeal."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Sawyer is a writer of boundless confidence and bold scientific extrapolation."--The New York Times Book Review

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Robert J. Sawyer

Robert J. Sawyer is the author of Flashforward, winner of the Aurora Award and the basis for the hit ABC television series. He is also the author of the WWW series—Wake, Watch and WonderHominids, Calculating God, Mindscan, and many other books. He has won the Hugo, Nebula and John W. Campbell Memorial awards—making him one of only seven writers in history to win all three of science-fiction’s top awards for best novel. He was born in Ottawa and lives in Mississauga, Ontario.

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Flashforward
Robert J. Sawyer

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Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
May 2014
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429914581
ISBN10: 1429914580
320 pages
$7.99

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Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Science Fiction
September 2009
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780765363831
ISBN10: 0765363836
320 pages
$7.99

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Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
September 2009
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780765324139
ISBN10: 076532413X
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 320 pages
$13.99
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