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Ringworld by Larry Niven
Ringworld by Larry Niven
which is very heavy on the "science" part of it.
Niven is a master of ideas: this novel alone touches on solutions to overpopulation, the possibility that luck is an inherited trait and a solid ring the size of Earth's orbit around another star. All his works tend to feature grand or unusual concepts: he also writes about the use of organ banks as capital punishment, a habitable ring of gas around a neutron star, and the effects of other worlds' environments on the human form itself. These ideas are always wonderful and fascinating, and they are always the focus of his stories.
This, unfortunately, results in a decided lack of depth in most of his characters. This can… Read more
Guide to Sea Kayaking in Lakes Huron, Erie, and On&hellip by Sarah Ohmann
This book has been a very useful guide. In addition to the guides for a variety of kayak trips this book also highlights some of the scenic places to visit in the Great Lakes region. The advice given is useful on any sea kayak trip, on any waterway around.
Bill and Sarah's long time knowledge and experience in Great Lakes sea kayaking shows through in this gem of a guide.