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The philosopher's flight : a novel

Tom Miller.
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Summary
"Eighteen-year-old Robert Weekes is a practitioner of empirical philosophyan arcane, female-dominated branch of science used to summon the wind, shape clouds of smoke, heal the injured, and even fly. Though he dreams of fighting in the Great War as the first male in the elite US Sigilry Corps Rescue and Evacuation Servicea team of flying medicsRobert is resigned to mixing batches of philosophical chemicals and keeping the books for the family business in rural Montana, where his mother, a former soldier and vigilante, aids the locals. When a deadly accident puts his philosophical abilities to the test, Robert rises to the occasion and wins a scholarship to study at Radcliffe College, an all-womens school. At Radcliffe, Robert hones his skills and strives to win the respect of his classmates, a host of formidable, unruly women. Robert falls hard for Danielle Hardin, a disillusioned young war hero turned political radical. However, Danielles activism and Roberts recklessness attract the attention of the same fanatical anti-philosophical group that Roberts mother fought years before. With their lives in mounting danger, Robert and Danielle band together with a team of unlikely heroes to fight for Roberts place among the next generation of empirical philosophersand for philosophys very survival against the men who would destroy it." -- Publisher description

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Pasadena Central Library
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HA-FICTION
Item ID
33478001835221
Call Number
SF MILL
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Publication Year
2018
ISBN
9781476778150
Description
422 pages :