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The Fated Sky

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

 
 
Mary Robinette Kowal continues the grand sweep of alternate history begun in The Calculating Stars.The Fated Sky looks forward to 1961, when mankind is well established on the moon and looking forward to its next step: journeying to, and eventually colonizing, Mars.

Of course the noted Lady Astronaut Elma York would like to go, but there's a lot riding on whoever the International Aerospace Coalition decides to send on this historic - but potentially very dangerous - mission. Could Elma really leave behind her husband and the chance to start a family to spend several years traveling to Mars? And with the civil rights movement taking hold all over Earth, will the astronaut pool ever be allowed to catch up, and will these brave men and women of all races be treated equitably when they get there?

This gripping look at the real conflicts behind a fantastical space race will put a new spin on our visions of what might have been.

Genre: Science Fiction

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Used availability for Mary Robinette Kowal's The Fated Sky

Paperback Editions

June 2019 : UK Paperback

Title: The Fated Sky
Author(s): Mary Robinette Kowal
ISBN: 1-78108-732-6 / 978-1-78108-732-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Solaris
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July 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Fated Sky: A Lady Astronaut Novel
Author(s): Mary Robinette Kowal
ISBN: 0-7653-9894-X / 978-0-7653-9894-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Audio Editions

November 2018 : MP3 CD
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Title: The Fated Sky
Author(s): Mary Robinette Kowal
ISBN: 1-72136-443-9 / 978-1-72136-443-5
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance audio
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August 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Fated Sky: Lady Astronaut, Book 2
Author(s): Mary Robinette Kowal
Publisher: Audible Studios
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August 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Fated Sky: Lady Astronaut, Book 2
Author(s): Mary Robinette Kowal
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon AU   


August 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Fated Sky: Lady Astronaut, Book 2
Author(s): Mary Robinette Kowal
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


August 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Fated Sky: Lady Astronaut, Book 2
Author(s): Mary Robinette Kowal
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

August 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Fated Sky: A Lady Astronaut Novel
Author(s): Mary Robinette Kowal
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU