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Pacific Edge

Kim Stanley Robinson

Edité par Skyboat Media, United States, 2015
ISBN 10: 1481530232 / ISBN 13: 9781481530231
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Titre : Pacific Edge

Éditeur : Skyboat Media, United States

Date d'édition : 2015

Reliure : CD-Audio

Etat du livre : New

Edition : Unabridged.

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Language: English . Brand New. North America, 2065. In a world that has rediscovered harmony with nature, the village of El Modena, California, is an ecotopia in the making. Kevin Claiborne, a young builder who has grown up in this green world, now finds himself caught up in the struggle to preserve his community s idyllic way of life from the resurgent forces of greed and exploitation.The final volume in Kim Stanley Robinson s Three Californias triptych, Pacific Edge is a brilliant work of science fiction and an outstanding literary achievement. N° de réf. du libraire AAS9781481530231

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Synopsis : Set at the end of the 21st century in California, this story revolves around a seemingly perfect society. At first, bio-architect Kevin Claiborne thinks he has indeed found Utopia, but gradually events lead him to discover the corruption beneath the surface.

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The sun beats down from a glorious Orange County sky. People play softball and pedal their flyers above ecologically-sound thermocrete rooftops. The democratically elected council debate environmental issues and make rational decisions for the public good.

To Kevin Claiborne it must be the perfect society. But when he hears of plans to develop Rattlesnake Hill, the last piece of wilderness in the area, he senses the bubbling of corruption below the unblemished surface.

A world and an age away, a young writer sits in an internment camp in Virginia watching the march of events towards global disaster and dreams of utopia?

"Robinson's orange county books make their market-place competitors look trivial"
THE GUARDIAN

"Robinson into what he's best at, the evocation of people in love, people at odds, the delicate inside surfaces of social involution?supremely achieved"
SUNDAY TIMES

"Robinson's utopia is intellectually engaging"
NY REVIEW OF SF

"An outstanding achievement?Robinson's writing ranks in the highest levels of the genre"
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

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