Second Stringers: The Sole Advantage

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Six young people--each born with a disfiguring and crippling defect--possess the power to access the underlying string structure of the universe and thus violate the most trusted laws of physics. They must master their personal fears and escape pursuit by those who wish to command their powers. As they discover one another, they grow in power and sophistication, becoming, in the end, more fully human.
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Overview

Six young people--each born with a disfiguring and crippling defect--possess the power to access the underlying string structure of the universe and thus violate the most trusted laws of physics. They must master their personal fears and escape pursuit by those who wish to command their powers. As they discover one another, they grow in power and sophistication, becoming, in the end, more fully human.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781453662458
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 7/9/2010
  • Pages: 420
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Meet the Author

Gerald M. Weinberg (Jerry) writes "nerd novels," such as The Aremac Project, First Stringers, and Mistress of Molecules-about how brilliant people produce quality work. More of his novels may be found as eBooks at . Before taking up his science fiction career, he published books on human behavior, including Weinberg on Writing: The Fieldstone Method, The Psychology of Computer Programming, Perfect Software and Other Fallacies, and an Introduction to General Systems Thinking. He also wrote books on leadership including Becoming a Technical Leader, The Secrets of Consulting (Foreword by Virginia Satir), More Secrets of Consulting, and the four-volume Quality Software Management series. He incorporates his knowledge of science, engineering, and human behavior into all of writing and consulting work (with writers, hi-tech researchers, and software engineers).
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  • Posted August 22, 2011

    Highly engaging!

    Entertaining and engaging read. I've read both First Stringers and Second. They develop on the thread of maturing humanity when challenged and blessed with difficult and unique differences.

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