By Connie Willis
Undertaking learn into chaos conception in a near-future international, statistician Sandra Cochran makes an attempt to set up how to are expecting American tendencies and enters a hilarious collaboration with monkey scientist Bennet Knud.
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Bellwether by Connie Willis