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... as her parents have been telling us for three weeks— breaks in importantly
with a disquisition on the physical reproduction of sound, and how the lowest
musical note that can be heard by the human ear is fourteen cycles per second
and the ...
We hear, roughly, sounds from 14 to 8,000 cycles per second. "Sound" is a series
of concentric rings made of the rarefaction and compression of air, water, or some
other medium. We can't exist completely submerged in water (this may come ...
If I tried I could hear in the noise of the river the sound of the rain on the old
carousel shed in the park; I could invent the sound of a door slamming shut
somewhere from time to time, irregularly, as the wind whipped about. (I tried to
drink from ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - crazybatcow - www.librarything.com
I didn't like it. It started okay... seemed like it might be interesting, but then... it kinda went off the rails and ended up being some interior monologue between the main character and figments of ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Wattsian - www.librarything.com
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