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The calculating stars, Mary Robinette Kowal

Label
The calculating stars
Title
The calculating stars
Statement of responsibility
Mary Robinette Kowal
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On a cold spring night in 1952, a huge meteorite fell to earth and obliterated much of the east coast of the United States, including Washington D.C. The ensuing climate cataclysm will soon render the earth inhospitable for humanity, as the last such meteorite did for the dinosaurs. This looming threat calls for a radically accelerated effort to colonize space, and requires a much larger share of humanity to take part in the process. Elma York's experience as a WASP pilot and mathematician earns her a place in the International Aerospace Coalition's attempts to put man on the moon, as a calculator. But with so many skilled and experienced women pilots and scientists involved with the program, it doesn't take long before Elma begins to wonder why they can't go into space, too. Elma's drive to become the first Lady Astronaut is so strong that even the most dearly held conventions of society may not stand a chance against her
Member of
Storyline
Writing style
Award
  • Hugo Award for Best Novel, 2019.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2018.
  • Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, 2019.
  • Nebula Award for Best Novel, 2018.
  • RUSA Reading List, 2019.
  • Sidewise Awards for Alternate History, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10661975
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kowal, Mary Robinette
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Lady astronaut novel
Series volume
[1]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science fiction
  • Women astronauts
  • Space colonies
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a lady astronaut novel
Label
The calculating stars, Mary Robinette Kowal
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 430-431)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000064139233
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
431 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780765378385
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1042816083
Label
The calculating stars, Mary Robinette Kowal
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 430-431)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000064139233
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
431 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780765378385
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1042816083

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