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Female Man, the (1975) [Novel]
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Summary :

In one timeline, a plague centuries ago put an end to male births on Earth, and women have developed an all-female society, giving birth parthenogenically. Now a link is established between realities, and women discover how their alternate-dimensional contemporaries live their lives. "Joanna's world is recognizable—very like our own. Jeannie's is much the same—except that Hitler never took power, World War II never happened and the Great Depression continues. Janet's world is something else again—here wars are fought, children are born, countries are governed and wildernesses conquered...and she is the only kind of man there is...".

Original title: The Female Man
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionBleak FuturesNuclear Holocaust/Post-Apocalypse
FictionScience FictionSex & Gender Roles

This work is excerpted in the following works :
     Norton Book of Science Fiction, the (1993) [Anthology]
      Authors: Marion Zimmer Bradley , Ursula K. Le Guin , Roger Zelazny , Orson Scott Card , Philip K. Dick , William Gibson , Harlan Ellison , Octavia E. Butler , Frederik Pohl , Samuel R. Delany , Cordwainer Smith , Greg Bear , Barry N. Malzberg , Bruce Sterling , Kim Stanley Robinson , Gregory Benford , Poul Anderson , James Blish , Pat Cadigan , John Varley , James Tiptree, Jr. , Clifford D. Simak , Joe Haldeman , Fritz Leiber , Damon Knight , Nancy Kress , Pat Murphy , Vonda N. McIntyre , Mike Resnick , Robert Sheckley , Robert Silverberg , Michael Swanwick , Theodore Sturgeon , Lewis Shiner , Margaret Atwood , Avram Davidson , John Kessel , Howard Waldrop , Gene Wolfe , Connie Willis , Ed Bryant , Karen Joy Fowler , Michael Bishop , Joanna Russ , Lisa Goldstein , James Patrick Kelly , Kate Wilhelm , David R. Bunch , Pamela Sargent , R. A. Lafferty , Candas Jane Dorsey , John Crowley , Carol Emshwiller , Sonya Dorman , Michael Blumlein , Michael Coney , Katherine MacLean , James H. Schmitz , Eileen Gunn , Andrew Weiner , Eleanor Arnason , Molly Gloss , Suzette Haden Elgin , Zenna Henderson , Phyllis Gotlieb , Paul Preuss , Diane Glancy
     Hive of Dreams (2003) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin , William Gibson , Neal Stephenson , Octavia E. Butler , Douglas Coupland , Greg Bear , John Varley , Richard Powers , Joanna Russ , Michael Coney , Molly Gloss , Ted Chiang

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