~1980, planet is actually a ship-kooko, cukoo??

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  1. mrdragster

    mrdragster Registered User

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    Looking for a book I read while in the US Navy. The people thought they lived on a planet, but found out it was actually a giant ship. Thanks guys.

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    B5B7 Earthman1

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    The book you are looking for is probably in this list Generation Ships
    The most well-known such story is Robert Heinlein's 'Orphans of the Sky'.
     
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    Thanks, I'll go through each one to see if the planet's name I'm looking for is mentioned.

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    DailyRich Damn fool idealist

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    There's also Non-Stop by Brian Aldiss, which was cleverly title Starship in the U.S., thus giving away the entire point of the book.
     
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    This was alien. Nothing to do with Earth, iirc. Nobody knew it was a ship.
    Again, iirc, only one or 2 people found out, & I believe it was the end of book, or near the end.
    With a planet name like cucko, kooko ?? I was hoping it would be something I could figure out now a days with the net.

    Thanks guys.

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    Does anyone know another good spot to try?? Thanks guys.

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