Young Carmen Dula and her family are embarking on the adventure of a lifetime-they're going to Mars. But Carmen's rebellious streak leads her to venture out into the bleak Mars landscape alone, where she is saved by an angel. An angel with too many arms and legs, a head that looks like a potato gone bad-and a message for the humans on Mars: We were here first...
About the Author
Joe Haldeman is a Vietnam veteran whose classic novels The Forever War and Forever Peace both have the rare honor of winning the Hugo and Nebula Awards. He has served twice as president of the Science Fiction Writers of America and is currently an adjunct professor teaching writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
"Intriguing...a thought-provoking meditation on time, history, and the potential for human evolution." -BOOKPAGE
"Recalling Robert A. Heinlein's Red Planet and Podkayne of Mars, Haldeman updates the Martian setting." -PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
"Classic sci-fi to be savored." -MONSTERS AND CRITICS