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We will take reasonable steps to promptly notify the alleged infringer that we have removed or disabled access to the content. Perhaps it’s pointless and elitist to call these people quote-unquote literary readers. Valentine’s acclimation to human customs and mores (as well as Earth’s gravity and physical constraints) is slow and awkward – helped along by a Nurse named Gillian Boardman who inadvertently becomes Smith’s first “Water-Brother.” After escaping the grasp of leaders who wish to use him for their own personal gain, Valentine and Gillian (along with the help of the famous author and bon vivant Jubal Harshaw) are able to set about constructing a religion of their own based on the principles and teachings of the Martian way.

Pages: 368

Publisher: Bethany House Publishers (September 2002)

ISBN: 0764227327

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