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Gateway

16 Ratings: 4.4
A book by Frederik Pohl

Gateway opened on all the wealth of the Universe...and on reaches of unimaginable horror. When prospector Bob Broadhead went out to Gateway on the Heechee spacecraft, he decided he would know which was the right mission to make him his fortune. Three … see full wiki

Tags: Books, Science Fiction, Heechee, Frederik Pohl
3 reviews about Gateway
Quick Tip by . February 22, 2011
posted in SF Signal
   In Gateway, Pohl presented a fantastic concept and several wonderful characters.  He also chose a relatively unconventional approach to the story telling.      The entire Heechee Saga is a wonderful series and could easily be called Pohl's best.      If you could, would you risk your life to make a fortune?
review by . April 30, 2009
"Gateway" is a wonderful account of one man's journey that culminates into a riveting finale of science and psychology. "Gateway" received the Hugo award in 1978 and the Nebula award in 1977. Pohl crafts a tale of Bob Broadhead who wins the lottery and uses his winnings to escape his "blue-collar" laborer job to go to Gateway, where prospectors may choose missions that send to unknown parts of the galaxy in search of mysterious (and insanely valuable) artifacts from the lost Heechee civilization. …
review by . July 13, 2006
"Gateway" is a wonderful account of one man's journey that culminates into a riveting finale of science and psychology. "Gateway" received the Hugo award in 1978 and the Nebula award in 1977. Pohl crafts a tale of Bob Broadhead who wins the lottery and uses his winnings to escape his "blue-collar" laborer job to go to Gateway, where prospectors may choose missions that send to unknown parts of the galaxy in search of mysterious (and insanely valuable) artifacts from the lost Heechee civilization.   & …
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