A Door Into Ocean (Elysium Cycle)

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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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This book is in the company of Ursula K. Le Guin's The Dispossessed, Joanna Russ' The Female Man, and Samuel R. Delany's Triton, all major SF utopias that explore sex and gender politics. It is a book that academics write papers about and teach in SF co

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Joan Slonczewski lives in Gambier, Ohio and teaches biology at Kenyon College.

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