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We either go out eventually or cut our throats. ) "Why?" says Nathalie instantly. "
Because I'm old. Expendable. Why else?" (Lori Graham is looking adoring and
anxious. ) "Very sensible," says Nathalie. "So should Mrs. Graham." ( Lori
outraged. ) ...
think you better go on," and I only hope Nathalie's training has included eye-
gouging and larynx- smashing because this boy is beginning to find out— in two
daysl— that we are far, far from any law. I hope he can be shamed. I said: "Well, I
Nathalie shouts, "Goddamn it, you're wasting water!" "But we've got water," says
he, bewildered. "You just said so." "We've got the raw material for the distiller,"
she said. "That's all. We haven't even measured the flow yet. Now get out of there!
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This is a really marvelous story about crash-landed space farers that deals with mortality, society, psychology, religion, feminism, politics and, most of all, the slow veil that falls as distractions go away and we are confronted Read full review
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A powerful, beautiful, heartbreaking book about the purpose of life, with a brutal ending; strangely, just what I needed in the midst of an existential crisis. Read full review