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The Calculating Stars

(2018)
(The first book in the Lady Astronaut series)
A novel by

 
 
NOMINATED FOR THE HUGO & NEBULA AWARDS.

One woman. One mission. One chance to save the world.

It's 1952, and the world as we know it is gone. A meteorite has destroyed Washington DC, triggering extinction-level global warming. To save humanity, the world unites to form the International Aerospace Coalition. Its mission: to colonise first the Moon, then Mars.

Elma York, World War Two pilot and mathematician, dreams of becoming an astronaut - but prejudice has kept her grounded. Now nothing - and no man - will stop her from reaching for the stars.

"In The Calculating Stars, Mary Robinette Kowal imagines an alternate history of spaceflight that reminds me of everything I loved about Hidden Figures." - Cady Coleman, Astronaut

"This is what NASA never had, a heroine with attitude." - The Wall Street Journal

Genre: Science Fiction

Praise for this book

"Simply enchanting...You're going to love this." - John Scalzi


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Used availability for Mary Robinette Kowal's The Calculating Stars

Paperback Editions

May 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Calculating Stars
Author(s): Mary Robinette Kowal
ISBN: 1-78108-731-8 / 978-1-78108-731-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Solaris
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


June 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Calculating Stars: A Lady Astronaut Novel
Author(s): Mary Robinette Kowal
ISBN: 0-7653-7838-8 / 978-0-7653-7838-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

September 2018 : MP3 CD
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Title: The Calculating Stars: A Lady Astronaut Novel
Author(s): Mary Robinette Kowal
ISBN: 1-72134-848-4 / 978-1-72134-848-0
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


July 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Calculating Stars: A Lady Astronaut Novel
Author(s): Mary Robinette Kowal
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   


July 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Calculating Stars: A Lady Astronaut Novel
Author(s): Mary Robinette Kowal
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon AU   


July 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Calculating Stars: A Lady Astronaut Novel
Author(s): Mary Robinette Kowal
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


July 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Calculating Stars: A Lady Astronaut Novel
Author(s): Mary Robinette Kowal
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

April 2019 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Calculating Stars (Lady Astronaut Book 1)
Author(s): Mary Robinette Kowal
Publisher: Solaris
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


July 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Calculating Stars: A Lady Astronaut Novel
Author(s): Mary Robinette Kowal
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA