The Mote in God’s Eye (Mote Series Book 1) by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
Synopsis: Aliens – Moties – were first contacted in AD3017 in the region of space known as the Coalsack. The eponymous mote in his eye, which has winked out, much to the distress of pious Himmists, just might have been Motie laser light. It might even indicate the position of their home planet.
Published: November 1974 | ISBN-13: 978-0586217467
Larry’s Homepage: http://www.larryniven.net
Jerry’s Homepage: http://www.jerrypournelle.com
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