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By His Bootstraps Book Review Summary

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A grad student despairing over finishing his thesis is drawn into a series of encounters which promises escape from the future career for which he has lost his enthusiasm. He time travels back and forth through a portal from the far future back to his own town in the present, looking for answers. He finally reaches a completely unexpected conclusion which leaves all of our assumptions about causation in ruins.
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Plot & Themes

Time Travel:    -   into past and future equally Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Time Travel story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   20's-30's

Setting

Earth setting:    -   20th century    -   distant future Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   none/very little science jargon needed Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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