The Moon's Shadow

The Moon's Shadow

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One young man gave up his freedom, his family - perhaps even his soul - to save an empire. The other was born a prince but was forced into slavery. Now he has become the Imperator of all of Skolia. They stand opposed, ruling empires that have battled for supremacy for centuries. Both know peace is the only solution, but their people want only one thing: war.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 150.9 x 215.4 x 38.1mm | 648.65g
  • St Martin's Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0765304252
  • 9780765304254

About Catherine Asaro

Catherine Asaro was born in Oakland, California and grew up in El Cerrito, just north of Berkeley. She received her Phd in Chemical Physics and MA in Physics, both from Harvard, and a BS with Highest Honors in Chemistry from UCLA. Among the places she has done research are the University of Toronto in Canada, the Max Planck Institut fur Astrophysik in Germany, and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Her research involves using quantum theory to describe the behavior of atoms and molecules. Catherine was a physics professor until 1990, when she established Molecudyne Research, which she currently runs. A former ballerina, Catherine has performed with ballets and in musicals on both coasts and in Ohio. In the 1980s she was a principal dancer and artistic director of the Mainly Jazz Dancers and the Harvard University Ballet. Catherine still teaches ballet in Maryland. Catherine's fiction is a successful blend of hard science fiction, romance, and exciting space adventure. She has published more than ten novels, almost all of which belong to her "Saga of the Skolian Empire," including "The Quantum Rose," which won the Nebula Award for best novel of 2001 Her husband is John Kendall Cannizzo, an astrophysicist at NASA. They have one daughter, a young ballet dancer who loves math.show more

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