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The philosopher's flight : a novel / Tom Miller.

Miller, Tom, (author.).

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  • 3 of 16 copies available at Sitka.
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781476778150 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 422 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note: "Half science, half magic -- entirely fantastic" -- Cover.
Summary, etc.: "Eighteen-year-old Robert Weekes is a practitioner of empirical philosophy -- an 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 Service -- a team of flying medics -- Robert 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-women's 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, Danielle's activism and Robert's recklessness attract the attention of the same fanatical anti-philosophical group that Robert's mother fought years before. With their lives in mounting danger, Robert and Danielle band together with a team of unlikely heroes to fight for Robert's place among the next generation of empirical philosophers -- and for philosophy's very survival against the men who would destroy it." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: World War, 1914-1918 > Fiction.
Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric > Fiction.
Alchemy > Fiction.
Montanta > Fiction.
Genre: Alternative histories (Fiction).
War fiction.
Fantasy fiction.

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