(A book in the Coyote Jones series)
An omnibus of novels by Suzette Haden Elgin
Peace is uneasy in the unruly universe. What to do Call in Coyote Jones! He was paid to stop trouble in the com system. But he wasn't above starting a little himself.. for a good cause! The Communipaths, Maklunite was a peaceable, gentle planet. But a peculiarly violent vibration threatened to destroy the communipath system and the planet along with it. Furthest, It was the home of the next Federation President, a remote world specailizing in hostility to offworlders. All data showed the world to be Perfectly Average, down to the last decimal point. So what are they hiding? At The Seventh Level Abba had the most refined culture in the Federation - and the most barbaric toward women. Now there was a murder plot against it most esteemed personage.
Used availability for Suzette Haden Elgin's Communipath Worlds
July 1980 : USA Mass Market Paperback