We who are about to ...

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Gregg Press, 1978 - Fiction - 170 pages
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The plot is definitely a secondary consideration here. - Goodreads
This next part is where I disagree with the plot. - Goodreads
Honestly, the writing is not 4/5. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Alexander Weber - Goodreads

This book is very hard to rate. Honestly, the writing is not 4/5. However, the idea and audacity to write this book I think makes it worthy of a strong rating. I love that Russ flipped a conventional ... Read full review

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User Review  - Zachary Peterson - Goodreads

I can deal with a darker story, but not if it has trouble keeping me engaged. I felt that Russ' style was very creative and enjoyable but the story itself seemed to limp along without much of a ... Read full review

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Joanna Russ was born in New York City on February 22, 1937. She received a degree in English from Cornell University in 1957 and a MFA in playwriting from the Yale Drama School in 1960. She taught at various colleges and universities during her lifetime including a long stint at the University of Washington in Seattle. She was a critic and science fiction writer best known for books of criticism such as The Female Man (1975) and How to Suppress Women's Writing (1984) as well as the novel And Chaos Died (1970). She died on April 29, 2011 at the age of 74.

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