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The practice, the horizon, and the chain  Cover Image Book Book

The practice, the horizon, and the chain / Sofia Samatar.

Samatar, Sofia, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 1250881803
  • ISBN: 9781250881809
  • Physical Description: 127 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Tor, 2024

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The boy was raised as one of the Chained, condemned to toil in the bowels of a mining ship out among the stars. His whole world changes--literally--when he is yanked "upstairs" and informed he has been given an opportunity to be educated at the ship's university alongside the elite. Overwhelmed and alone, the boy forms a bond with the woman he comes to know as "the professor," a weary idealist and descendant of the Chained who has spent her career striving for validation from her more senior colleagues, only to fall short at every turn. Together, the boy and the woman will embark on a transformative journey to grasp the design of the chains that fetter them both--and are the key to breaking free. -- Back cover.
Subject: Prisoners > Fiction.
Forced labor > Fiction.
Equality > Fiction.
Space mining > Fiction.
Genre: Novellas.
Science fiction.

Available copies

  • 4 of 5 copies available at Bibliomation.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at C.H. Booth Library - Newtown. (Show)


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C.H. Booth Library - Newtown FIC SAM (Text) 34014152233764 Adult New Fiction Available -
Burroughs-Saden Main - Bridgeport Adult On Order (Text) acq1345210 Acquisitions On order -
Milford Public Library SAMATAR Sofia (Text) 34013156876909 Adult New Fiction Available -
Plumb Memorial Library - Huntington Branch FIC SAMATAR (Text) 34025153027286 Adult New Fiction Available -
Weston Public Library SAMATAR (Text) 34053156571159 Adult New Fiction Available -


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