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Dark Orbit - Carolyn Ives Gilman
Dark Orbit
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A compelling debut featuring alien contact, mystery, and murder. “Intellectually daring, brilliantly imagined, strongly felt. This one's a winner.”—Ursula K. Le GuinReports of a strange, new habitable planet have reached the Twenty Planets of human civilization. When a team of scientists is... show more
A compelling debut featuring alien contact, mystery, and murder. “Intellectually daring, brilliantly imagined, strongly felt. This one's a winner.”—Ursula K. Le GuinReports of a strange, new habitable planet have reached the Twenty Planets of human civilization. When a team of scientists is assembled to investigate this world, exoethnologist Sara Callicot is recruited to k
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780765336293 (0765336294)
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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Libromancer's Apprentice
Libromancer's Apprentice rated it
4.0 [Book Review] Dark Orbit
I'd managed to both hear a lot about Dark Orbit and yet retain nearly nothing about it going in. It seemed like it would be a good Virtual Speculation pick, so I threw it on the list for October. On the surface Dark Orbit is a SpecFic re-imagining of Country of the Blind (with less xenophobia). S...
Libromancer's Apprentice
Libromancer's Apprentice rated it
4.0 quick thoughts
Neat story, with a lot of interesting thoughts included. Overall a decent handling of blindness, though it does include the idea that blind people like to touch your face in greeting (something that most seem pretty disinclined to do so, and rather annoyed at it as continuing concept)... and it st...
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