The Billion Dollar Boy


  • Title: The Billion Dollar Boy
  • Author: Charles Sheffield
  • Year: 1997
  • Type: Novel
  • Series: Jupiter
  • Number in series: 2


Second in the Jupiter series of young adult novels. Shelby Cheever is the spoiled son of J. P. Cheever, one of the wealthiest men on the planet. In a compulsive act of boredom, Shelby takes a space cruise on the luxury liner Bellatrix. Too drunk and impatient to wait for a guided tour of a transportation node, he suits up and launches himself through the node unaided - and finds himself in trouble 27 lightyears away from Earth.



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