By Lois McMaster Bujold
Whilst engineer Leo Graf arrives at a unfastened fall station circling a mining planet to educate welding, he’s in for his first surprise: the genetically engineered population have an additional set of palms instead of legs. A moment surprise comes while the corporate that owns those four-armed “quaddies” comes to a decision to desert them, and Leo needs to use all his ingenuity to answer this new hindrance. Winner of the Nebula Award for most sensible Novel, and a Hugo finalist.
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Lois McMaster Bujold was once born in 1949, the daughter of an engineering professor at Ohio kingdom college, from whom she picked up her early curiosity in technological know-how fiction. She now lives in Minneapolis, and has grown young children. She begun writing with the purpose book in 1982. She wrote 3 novels in 3 years; in October of 1985, all 3 bought to Baen Books, launching her profession. Bujold went directly to write many different books for Baen, more often than not that includes her well known personality Miles Naismith Vorkosigan, his kinfolk, pals, and enemies. Her books were translated into twenty-one languages. Her fable from Eos contains the award-winning Chalion sequence and the Sharing Knife sequence.