Ethan de Athos (Vorkosigan Saga)

Overview

Dr. Ethan Urquhart, an obstetrician on a planet forbidden to women, is Chief of Biology at the Severin District Reproduction Center and one of the busiest men on the planet Athos. Then a mysterious genetic crisis threatens Athos with extinction. Drafted to brave the wider universe for his cloistered fellows in quest of new ovarian tissue cultures, Ethan braces himself for his first encounter with those most alien of aliens--females of his own species.
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Overview

Dr. Ethan Urquhart, an obstetrician on a planet forbidden to women, is Chief of Biology at the Severin District Reproduction Center and one of the busiest men on the planet Athos. Then a mysterious genetic crisis threatens Athos with extinction. Drafted to brave the wider universe for his cloistered fellows in quest of new ovarian tissue cultures, Ethan braces himself for his first encounter with those most alien of aliens--females of his own species.
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Faren Locus Miller
Ethan of Athos is an entertaining, and out-of-the-ordinary, romp.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781886778399
  • Publisher: New England Science Fiction Association, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/1/2003
  • Series: Vorkosigan Saga
  • Pages: 199
  • Sales rank: 904,717
  • Product dimensions: 5.72 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Meet the Author

Lois McMaster Bujold

Lois McMaster Bujold is one of the most honored writers in the fields of science fiction and fantasy and has won five Hugo Awards and three Nebula Awards, including a Nebula Award for Falling Free, included in Miles, Mutants and Microbes. She immediately attracted attention with her first novel, Shards of Honor, which began her popular Vorkosigan series, and quickly followed it up with The Warrior’s Apprentice, which introduced young Miles Vorkosigan, one of the most popular characters ever in science fiction.
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