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Lunar Activity (Paksenarrion #5.5)

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No new author has burst upon the scene with such instant success as Elizabeth Moon. Each of her first three novels, Sheepfarmer's Daughter, Divided Allegiance and Oath of Gold, have met with a reader response best described as "splendid." We now offer a collection of this author's shorter work that prove that while she is without question the fantasy discovery of a decade, ...more
Paperback, #69870-2, 278 pages
Published March 1st 1990 by Baen
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Surreysmum
May 22, 2010 Surreysmum rated it did not like it
[These notes were made in 1991:]. It's rather unfair, I suppose, to base one's assessment of an author (a fantasy novelist) on a book of short stories, largely science fiction. It may well represent the flotsam and jetsam of an over-productive imagination. But I find, based on this book, that I am unable to acquiesce in a friend's very high recommendation. It's not that Moon lacks either scope or detail in her imaginary worlds - even within the confines of short stories, she manages to set them ...more
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Apr 05, 2016 Susan rated it it was amazing
Shelves: paperback, 2006, 2014, 2002, 2015
re-read "ABCs in Zero-G" and "A Delicate Adjustment" February 26, 2014

ABC's in zero-G -- 4/11/2006 Re-read 8/27/2015
A delicate adjustment -- 4/12/2006 Re-read 8/27/2015
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Just another day at the weather service -- 4/21/2006 Re-read 8/26/2015
The generic rejuvenation of Milo Ardry -- 4/29/2006 Re-read 8/
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Bruce E.
Apr 08, 2012 Bruce E. rated it liked it
Shelves: misc
This collection of short stories is a mixed bag. Some quite good, others mpt so much. the last story, set in the Gird/Paksennarrian fantasy uuniverrse is probably the bbest of the lot. "ABSs in Zero-G"" was an interesting exxploration of emergemcy medical work in space , altough gravity is hardly the biggestt problem
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Sep 29, 2014 Dawn rated it really liked it
I do enjoy short story collections. The author is already one of my favorites for her science fiction novels and her shorter works were mostly as good as the longer.
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Elizabeth Moon was born March 7, 1945, and grew up in McAllen, Texas, graduating from McAllen High School in 1963. She has a B.A. in History from Rice University (1968) and another in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin (1975) with graduate work in Biology at the University of Texas, San Antonio.

She served in the USMC from 1968 to 1971, first at MCB Quantico and then at HQMC. She marrie
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Paksenarrion (1 - 10 of 11 books)
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  • Liar's Oath (Legacy of Gird, #2)
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  • Divided Allegiance (The Deed of Paksenarrion, #2)
  • Oath of Gold (The Deed of Paksenarrion, #3)
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