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Rite of Passage
Rite of Passage
Author: Alexei Panshin
In 2198, one hundred and fifty years after the desperate wars that destroyed an overpopulated Earth, Man lives precariously on a hundred hastily-established colony worlds and in the seven giant Ships that once ferried men to the stars. — Mia Havero's Ship is a small closed society. It tests its children by casting them out to live or die in a mon...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780441727858
ISBN-10: 0441727859
Publication Date: 7/1978
Pages: 256
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Publisher: Ace Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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This brings me up to 89% done with Reading The Nebula Award Winners.

I'm really sorry I somehow missed reading this book when I was a kid. I would have loved it when I was a pre-teen. As it was, I liked it, but it's very definitely a coming of age story with an Introduction to Ethics woven in.


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