The Wild Shore: Three Californias (Paperback)

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This is book number 1 in the Three Californias series.


The Wild Shore is the first novel in Kim Stanley Robinson's highly-acclaimed Three Californias Trilogy.

2047: For the small Pacific Coast community of San Onofre, life in the aftermath of a devastating nuclear attack is a matter of survival, a day-to-day struggle to stay alive. But young Hank Fletcher dreams of the world that might have been, and might yet be--and dreams of playing a crucial role in America's rebirth.

About the Author

KIM STANLEY ROBINSON is an American science fiction writer. He is the author of more than 20 books, including the international bestselling Mars trilogy: Red Mars, Green Mars, Blue Mars, and more recently Red Moon, New York 2140, and 2312, which was a New York Times bestseller nominated for all seven of the major science fiction awards—a first for any book. 2008 he was named a “Hero of the Environment” by Time magazine, and he works with the Sierra Nevada Research Institute, the Clarion Writers’ Workshop, and UC San Diego’s Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination. He has won the Hugo, Nebula, Locus, and World Fantasy awards. In 2016 he was given the Heinlein Award for lifetime achievement in science fiction, and asteroid 72432 was named “Kimrobinson.” In 2017 he was given the Arthur C. Clarke Award for Imagination in Service to Society.

Praise For…

“There's a fresh wind blowing in The Wild Shore.” —Ursula K. Le Guin

“Part Huck Finn and part Our Town....A well-written, engaging rite of passage.” —Publishers Weekly

“Beautifully written...with a vivid depth rarely encountered in science fiction.” —The Washington Post

Product Details
ISBN: 9780312890360
ISBN-10: 0312890362
Publisher: Orb Books
Publication Date: March 15th, 1995
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: Three Californias