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by Mary Robinette Kowal
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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...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 3 years ago
“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
Saturdays in Books rated it 3 years ago
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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