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Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand

Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand

by Samuel R. Delany

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
ISBN: 9780819567147
Pages: 376
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 10 Mb
Date posting: 2021-03-04
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Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand is a science fiction masterpiece, an essay on the inexplicability of sexual attractiveness, and an examination of interstellar politics among far-flung worlds. First published in 1984, the novel's central issues--technology, globalization, gender, sexuality, and multiculturalism--have only become more pressing with the passage of time. The novel's topic is information itself: What are the repercussions, once it has been made public, that two individuals have been found to be each other's perfect erotic object out to "point nine-nine-nine and several nines percent more"? What will it do to the individuals involved, to the city they inhabit, to their ...