The galaxy, and the ground within / Becky Chambers.
"With no water, no air, and no native life, the planet Gora is unremarkable. The only thing it has going for it is a chance proximity to more popular worlds, making it a decent stopover for ships traveling between the wormholes that keep the Galactic Commons connected. If deep space is a highway, Gora is just your average truck stop. At the Five-Hop One-Stop, long-haul spacers can stretch their legs (if they have legs, that is), and get fuel, transit permits, and assorted supplies. The Five-Hop is run by an enterprising alien and her sometimes helpful child, who work hard to provide a little piece of home to everyone passing through. When a freak technological failure halts all traffic to and from Gora, three strangers--all different species with different aims--are thrown together at the Five-Hop. Grounded, with nothing to do but wait, the trio--an exiled artist with an appointment to keep, a cargo runner at a personal crossroads, and a mysterious individual doing her best to help those on the fringes--are compelled to confront where they've been, where they might go, and what they are, or could be, to each other."-- (Source of summary not specified).
- ISBN: 0062936034
- ISBN: 9780062936035
- Physical Description: 325 pages ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2021.
- Copyright: ©2021
"Author of the multi-award nominated Wayfarer series"--Cover.
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2021 by Hodder & Stoughton, a Hachette UK company"--Title page verso.
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