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The Calculating Stars - Mary Robinette Kowal
The Calculating Stars
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A meteor decimates the U.S. government and paves the way for a climate cataclysm that will eventually render the earth inhospitable to humanity. This looming threat calls for a radically accelerated timeline in the earth’s efforts to colonize space, as well as an unprecedented opportunity for a... show more
A meteor decimates the U.S. government and paves the way for a climate cataclysm that will eventually render the earth inhospitable to humanity. This looming threat calls for a radically accelerated timeline in the earth’s efforts to colonize space, as well as an unprecedented opportunity for a much larger share of humanity to take part.One of these new entrants in the spa
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ISBN: 9780765378385
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Category:
Science Fiction
Series: Lady Astronaut (#1)
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Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom
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5.0 The Calculating Stars - Mary Robinette Kowal
This is another book on the shortlist for Best Novel at the Hugo Awards and then my local library picked up a copy of both this and the sequel (The Fated Sky), which discovery delighted me greatly. While I appreciate reading ebooks for sheer portability, and of course ARC tend to come in this format...
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3.5 The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal - My Thoughts
I started this book thinking I was about to read an alternate history about a group of women pioneering space flight on an alternate, historical planet Earth. What I felt I just read was an autobiography of one of the first women in space. An AU space, but still... not what I expected.The story is...
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4.0 Opposable Thumbs: “The Calculating Stars” by Mary Robinette Kowal
“There is nothing to see but that vast blackness. Intellectually, I know that we’ve passed into the dark side of the Earth. We slide into her shadow and then magic fills the sky. The stars come out. Millions of them in crisp, vivid splendor. These are not the stars that I remember from before the Me...
Saturdays in Books
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5.0 Review: The Calculating Stars
Alt-history & hard SF where a meteorite crashes off the east coast, forcing the ramp up of manned spaceflight in the 50's. The main character is a computer with a doctorate in physics who wants to be an astronaut, but sexism. This is excellent, warm, funny, sad, and everything in between.. This i...
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