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"The Last Starship from Earth" is a science fiction novel written by John Boyd. It was first published in 1968 and is set in a future where a totalitarian government controls the Earth and is planning to destroy all of humanity.

The story follows the character of Marc Vitrac, a young man who has been chosen to pilot the last starship from Earth to a distant planet where a new colony can be established. Marc is a member of a secret underground movement that opposes the government and believes in the potential of humanity to create a better world.

As Marc and the other members of the starship crew prepare for their journey, they must navigate dangerous political and social forces that threaten to tear their mission apart. Along the way, they encounter a range of challenges and unexpected obstacles, including hostile alien civilizations, dangerous environmental conditions, and internal conflicts within their own ranks.

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