From the back of the book: The Eleven Million Mile High Dancer is a rich and comic blend of science and romance. The case of characters includes the president of the U.S., 10,000 American Indians, a Texas sheriff, and a cat who learns to order off a Chinese menu. As they collide in a satiric melee around the beautiful and brave Amanda Jaworski...America's leading and most troublesome astronaut...atoms, molecules, Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle, and even the U.S. government are put to unexpected tests. Amanda challenges everything, but her ultimate challenge is the Eleven Million Mile High Dancer. In that encounter, a fairy tale fully grounded in the laws of physics, Amanda's journey become a moving odyssey not only through space and time but through the darkness and potential human mind.