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The bizarre events that have been occuring across the United States seem to have no bearing on Benita Alvarez-Shipton's...

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Details of The Fresco

Exact title of the book
The Fresco
Book author
Sheri S. Tepper
Book edition
Paperback
Number of pages
406 pages
Language
English
Published
2002 by Gollancz
File size (in PDF)
1624 kB
The Fresco

Some brief overview of book

The bizarre events that have been occuring across the United States seem to have no bearing on Benita Alvarez-Shipton's life. That is until she is approached by a pair of aliens asking her to transmit their messsage of peace to the Powers That Be in Washington. Her obligation does not end once the message is delivered, however, for the Pistach have offered their human hosts a spectacular opportunity for knowledge and enrichment, with Benita as sole liasion between the two sentient races.

The more she learns about the extra-terrestrials, the more her appreciation grows for their culture, their beliefs and their art - especially the ancient and mysterious Fresco that dominates their collective lives. But the Pistach are not the only space-faring species making their presence known on Earth. There are others, cold, malevolent and hungry...