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Old 09-09-2008, 08:44 PM
Andy L is offline
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Originally Posted by susan View Post
Thanks. I had an urge to re-read it after reading a different rite of passage story and hadn't quite reconciled myself to pulling all that Heinlein off the shelf to find it.

As to my ID, I retract Vonda and suggest Varley, "Equinoctial" from Picnic on Nearside.
That could be - isn't that one about the human-alien composite beings that live in space (in vacuum), near Saturn?

I looked up some MacIntyre too - "Metaphase" might fit the original description better.