EAN-139781439133095   EAN-13 barcode 9781439133095
Product NameThe Complete Hammer's Slammers: Volume I
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionPaperback
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Price New6.56 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used1.30 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Width1.1 inches    (convert)
Height7.75 inches    (convert)
Length5 inches    (convert)
Weight13.6 ounces    (convert)
AuthorDavid Drake
Page Count528
Long DescriptionThe Best-Selling Series That Rocketed David Drake to Military Science Fiction Stardom. The First of Three Volumes Collecting the Complete Series. With a veteran’s eye for the harsh and gritty details of war, David Drake depicts a futuristic analog of tank combat in his Hammer’s Slammers fiction. The Slammers are neither cartoon heroes nor propaganda villains; rather they are competent professionals engaged in a deadly business. The inevitable conflicts between policy, necessity, and human nature make Drake’s Slammers fiction instantly identifiable and utterly compelling. This is the first of a three volume set presenting for the first time the entire genre-defining Slammers series in a uniform trade paperback set, with new introductions by major SF figures and new afterwords by David Drake. Each volume will also include a Slammers story not collected in previous Slammer’s books.                “Fans of Drake's edgy stories of a mercenary tank regiment in a future not all that different from our present will rejoice [at the publication of] the entire series in three volumes. Drake, a Vietnam vet who served in the Blackhorse Regiment, uses prose as cold and hard as the metal alloy of a tank to portray the men and women of Hammer's Regiment. . . .  In his depiction of combat, Drake rivals Crane and Remarque.” — Publishers Weekly , reviewing the Night Shade hardcover edition
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