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A Door Into Ocean (Elysium Cycle #1)

Joan Slonczewski


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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (7/21/2008)
Paperback (11/16/2016)
MP3 CD (1/1/2012)
Compact Disc (1/1/2012)


Joan Slonczewski's A Door into Ocean is the novel upon which the author's reputation as an important SF writer principally rests.

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.

Orb Books, 9780312876524, 416pp.

Publication Date: October 13, 2000

About the Author

Joan Slonczewski is the author of The Highest Frontier, The Children Star, and A Door Into Ocean. She lives in Gambier, Ohio and teaches biology at Kenyon College.