Reading period: Apr 3, 2008 - May 3, 2008
How/Why was this book chosen: Veronica and Tom decided to read an Arthur C. Clarke book to honor his passing. This book won a poll of book club members from:
Rendezvous with Rama
2001: A Space Odyssey
The Songs of Distant Earth
Childhood's End by Arthur C. ClarkeEdit
Without warning, giant silver ships from deep space appear in the skies above every major city on Earth. Manned by the Overlords, in fifty years, they eliminate ignorance, disease, and poverty. Then this golden age ends--and then the age of Mankind begins....