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Book Information: Door into Ocean, a

Door into Ocean, a (1986) [Novel]
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Series: Pangalactic Fold

Summary :

A ground-breaking work both of feminist SF and of world-building hard SF, it concerns the Sharers of Shora, a nation of women on a distant moon in the far future who are pacifists, highly advanced in biological sciences, and who reproduce by parthenogenesis—there are no males—and tells of the conflicts that erupt when a neighboring civilization decides to develop their ocean world, and send in an army.

Original title: A Door into Ocean
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionScience FictionSex & Gender Roles

Edition #1: A Door into Ocean

A Door into Ocean (1986)
Awards: The John W. Campbell Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (1987)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Blurbs:
  • "This dreamy, poetic book builds an alien planet, ecosystem, culture, etc., very much in the spirit of Dune or Le Guin's works." San Francisco Examiner
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Manifested in:

A Door into Ocean (October 13, 2000)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Orb Books
ISBN: 0312876521
Dimensions: 5.0 x 8.2 x 1.2
Pages: 416

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