Primary Inversion

Catherine Asaro

ISBN 10: 0312857640 / ISBN 13: 9780312857646
Published by Tor, New York, 1995
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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As new. Fine in fine dust jacket and mylar sleeve. ''. the distant future, when three empires - including that of Earth - contend among the stars. Sauscony. a space fighter pilot is being trained as a potential heir to the Skolian Empire. She is cybernetically linked to the powerful Skolian Web, accessible only to her family, who are offspring of a genetic experiment in psi powers. ''. Bookseller Inventory # 005210

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Title: Primary Inversion

Publisher: Tor, New York

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition

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Synopsis:

Sauscony Valdoria, linked to the powerful Skolian Web, and the Aristo heir to the evil Trader Empire of Tarnth link minds and fall in love instantly, but to prevent interstellar war, Sauscony must be either his lover or his killer.

About the Author:

Catherine Asaro was born in Oakland, California and grew up in El Cerrito, just north of Berkeley. She received her Phd in Chemical Physics and MA in Physics, both from Harvard, and a BS with Highest Honors in Chemistry from UCLA. Among the places she has done research are the University of Toronto in Canada, the Max Planck Institut für Astrophysik in Germany, and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Her research involves using quantum theory to describe the behavior of atoms and molecules. Catherine was a physics professor until 1990, when she established Molecudyne Research, which she currently runs.  A former ballerina, Catherine has performed with ballets and in musicals on both coasts and in Ohio. In the 1980s she was a principal dancer and artistic director of the Mainly Jazz Dancers and the Harvard University Ballet. Catherine still teaches ballet in Maryland.

Catherine's fiction is a successful blend of hard science fiction, romance, and exciting space adventure. She has published more than ten novels, almost all of which belong to her Saga of the Skolian Empire, including The Quantum Rose, which won the Nebula Award for best novel of 2001

Her husband is John Kendall Cannizzo, an astrophysicist at NASA. They have one daughter, a young ballet dancer who loves math.

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