Red Thunder (A Thunder and Lightning Novel #1) (Mass Market)
Other Books in Series
This is book number 1 in the A Thunder and Lightning Novel series.
Seven suburban misfits are constructing a spaceship out of old tanker cars. The plan is to beat the Chinese to Mars--in under four days at three million miles an hour. It would be history in the making if it didn't sound so insane.
About the Author
John Varley is the author of the Gaean Trilogy (Titan, Wizard, and Demon), Steel Beach, The Golden Globe, Red Thunder, and Mammoth. He has won both the Nebula and Hugo Awards for his work.
"Dedicated to the master of such topical tomorrows, Robert Heinlein."—Science Fiction Weekly
"Superior science fiction."—Philadelphia Inquirer
"The heart-pounding space race is on! [A] riveting SF thriller...with hilarious, well-drawn characters, extraordinary situations presented plausibly, plus exciting action and adventure."—Publishers Weekly