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Virgin Planet by Poul Anderson

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Virgin Planet
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Publisher: The Galaxy Publishing Corporation
Number of pages: 162

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He is Davis Bertram, a space-explorer. But how can he convince them he really is a man? Their legends have built Men into gods. Trying to be worthy of the Coming, the women imitate masculine virtues. They are warlike, ambitious, ruthless. Unless Davis can convince them he is a man, they will kill him for blasphemy.

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