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Old Man's War

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With his wife dead and buried, and life nearly over at 75, John Perry takes the only logical course of action left: he joins the army. Now better ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.750
Stewart H

Great book

by Stewart H on Oct 17, 2013

I'm not sure some of the concepts in this book are too far off. There is already talk of saving one's mind/personality and growing a body for it so who's to say what is coming. Anyway, I enjoyed the book a lot and would suggest it to my friends of like mind. Stewart More

Vaughny

Awesome

by Vaughny on Oct 16, 2011

The most fun I've ever had with a science fiction novel. I wouldn't call it art, but it is high entertainment at it's best. More

phs3

A Stunning First Effort

by phs3 on Apr 29, 2010

If John Scalzi never wrote another word worth reading, he'd have nothing to apologize for. (But he has written a lot since, and it's also excellent!) Spiritual cousin to The Forever War, OMW is less informed by Vietnam and more by new millennium memes, but belongs in the same pantheon. Entertaining ... More

epoch620

Scalzi's First Book, and it's Entertaining

by epoch620 on Jul 22, 2008

If you are a sci-fi fan, then this book should make you smile. It is full of adventure, derring-do, and great escapes. It is not overly crass either, though the bulk of the book, as the title suggests, is centered around a prolonged war. While reading this, it easy to make comparison's to Heinlein's ... More

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