A Door Into Ocean (Elysium Cycle #1) (Paperback)

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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.

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.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780312876524
ISBN-10: 0312876521
Publisher: Orb Books
Publication Date: October 13th, 2000
Pages: 416
Language: English
Series: Elysium Cycle