(From the publisher):
One thousand years after the Jupiter mission to explore the mysterious Monolith had been destroyed, after Dave Bowman was transformed in to the Star Child, Frank Poole drifted away into space, frozen and forgotten, leaving the supercomputer HAL inoperable. But now Poole has returned to life, awakening in a world far different than the one he left behind — and just as the Monolith may be stirring again...
Original title: 3001: The Final Odyssey
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Alien Beings
Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Social Criticism
Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Adventure→ Planetary Exploration and Colonization