The Eleven Million Mile High Dancer

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W. W. Norton & Company, Jan 26, 1996 - Fiction - 464 pages
A cult classic from its first appearance, The Eleven Million Mile High Dancer is a rich and comic blend of physics, feminism, and political farce. A brilliant, philosophical, and athletic physicist, Amanda Jaworski is in training to be the first person to journey to Mars. With her magic cat, Schrodinger, Amanda goes on the ultimate space odyssey. She finds herself in a battle for her life and her planet with the greatest seductress of all, The Eleven Million Mile High Dancer, a being from forty million light years away.
 

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It was in a row of books sitting on the floor of the back room in a used book store east of Chicago that I first encountered this book. My field of study at the time was Ceramics, and I intended to ... Read full review

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Amanda Jaworski is an astronaut who has already been to Saturn. She is passionate about every aspect of her life. Men (she has two), her job (teaching and space travel), and her cat (Schrodinger, the ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
3
Section 3
5
Section 4
12
Section 5
18
Section 6
19
Section 7
25
Section 8
30
Section 19
161
Section 20
166
Section 21
184
Section 22
189
Section 23
207
Section 24
210
Section 25
277
Section 26
279

Section 9
35
Section 10
41
Section 11
54
Section 12
68
Section 13
83
Section 14
92
Section 15
93
Section 16
103
Section 17
106
Section 18
115
Section 27
284
Section 28
331
Section 29
343
Section 30
390
Section 31
397
Section 32
405
Section 33
429
Section 34
431
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