A door into ocean

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"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.
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full_title door into ocean
author slonczewski joan
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display_description The Sharers of Shora are a nation of women on a distant moon in the far future who are pacifists, who are highly advanced in biological sciences, and who reproduce by parthenogenesis-- because there are no males. Conflict erupts when a neighboring civilization decides to develop their ocean world and sends in an army.
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subject_facet Biotechnology -- Fiction, Feminism -- Fiction, Pacifism -- Fiction, Science fiction, Speculative fiction, Utopias -- Fiction, Women -- Fiction
title_display A door into ocean
title_full A door into ocean / Joan Slonczewski, A door into ocean [electronic resource] / Joan Slonczewski
title_short A door into ocean
topic_facet Biotechnology, Feminism, Pacifism, Science fiction, Utopias, Women