Pacific Edge is part of the Orange County trilogy. 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... Free Shipping on all orders over $10. It is the story of El Modena, California, a minor city in 2065 trying to create an ecotopia. [Kim Stanley Robinson] Home. It was published in 1990. And also somewhat rewarding to find repeated characters/themes in the trilogy -- but not overwhelming in the end. This short, unassuming book wormed its way into my imagination and has become one of my favorite books. Should/must I read the trilogy in order? Kim Stanley Robinson was born in 1952 and, after travelling and working around the world, has now settled in his beloved California. He is widely regarded as the finest science fiction writer working today, noted as much for the verisimilitude of his characters as … But greed and grief still exist.It follows the story of Kevin Claiborne, a member of the Green party in the town of El Modena, California, who fights against the conversion of a parcel of wild land into a commercial-industrial complex. Most of us first fall in love in our teens, it’s part of the intensity of those years, falling for some schoolmate, not so much because of the qualities of the loved one but because of a powerful unspoken desire to be in love. Kevin too. It was important for a teacher to have a certain distance, she should be liked and admired but also at a distance, a strong personality presenting a strong and coherent portrait of the world. Please login to your account first; Need help? The third and final volume in Robinson's California trilogy, it moves from the dystopia of the first two to a kind of utopia, a return to nature, not in the primitivist sense, but a nature from which the best can be obtained by applying technology, from renewable energies onwards. Three Californias: The Wild Shore, The Gold Coast, and Pacific Edge - Ebook written by Kim Stanley Robinson. 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. We’d love your help. Best Dystopian and Post-Apocalyptic Fiction, Kim stanley robinson mars trilogy 3 books collection set. Diplomacy is hard work.”. Hey, Stian! Start by marking “Pacific Edge (Three Californias Triptych, #3)” as Want to Read: Error rating book. 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