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Birth Of Fire is the story of Garrett Pittston, wrongly convicted of murder. Pittston faces a choice: life in prison, or near-slavery on Mars. Under the appalling conditions imposed by those who run the mines from Earth, Pittston and his fellow workers start a revolution to wrest their freedom from the penal colony.

©1976, 1978 Jerry Pournelle (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

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Not a great story but..

Even worse narration. It. was. very. monotonous.

I've always liked this book even though its not the best story in the world but man! the narration is really, really bad!

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