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Robinson, Kim Stanley

Overview
Works: 172 works in 863 publications in 17 languages and 29,933 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Political fiction  Historical fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Suspense fiction  Musical fiction  Fantasy fiction  Alternative histories (Fiction) 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3568.O2893, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kim Stanley Robinson
Blue Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

65 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After declaring independence from Earth, Mars still faces problems: an impending ice age, a search for religious meaning, and immigration. New medical discoveries enable people to live 200 years, causing overpopulation on Earth and the Martians object to being swamped by Earthmen. A replay of New World problems in space. By the author of a trilogy, of which this is the last volume
Green mars by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

72 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Mars, a war of independence is brewing in an effort to end the exploitation of the planet by Earth-based multinational corporations. In a bid to forestall the conflict, Earth sends Art Randolph to negotiate with the revolutionaries
2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

30 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The year is 2312. Scientific and technological advances have opened gateways to an extraordinary future. Earth is no longer humanity's only home; new habitats have been created throughout the solar system on moons, planets, and in between. But in this year, 2312, a sequence of events will force humanity to confront its past, its present, and its future. The first event takes place on Mercury, on the city of Terminator, itself a miracle of engineering on an unprecedented scale. It is an unexpected death, but one that might have been foreseen. For Swan Er Hong, it is an event that will change her life. Swan was once a woman who designed worlds. Now she will be led into a plot to destroy them"--
The years of rice and salt by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

43 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alternate history based on a world where the Black Death killed most of the population of Christian Europe, China, India, and the Middle East are dominant regions, and Islam and Buddhism the dominant religions
Antarctica by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

42 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eco-terrorists battle capitalists, seeking to open Antarctica to commercial exploitation. The time is the 21st century, the world is an ecological disaster, and the treaty banning mineral exploration of Antarctica has expired
Forty signs of rain by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

31 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the Arctic ice pack was first measured in the 1950s, it averaged thirty feet thick in midwinter. By the end of the century it was down to fifteen. One August the ice broke. The next year the breakup started in July. The third year it began in May. That was last year. It's a muggy summer in Washington, D.C., as Senate environmental staffer Charlie Quibler and his scientist wife Anna, work to call attention to the growing crisis of global warming. But as these everyday heroes fight to align the awsome forces of nature with the extraordinary march of technology, fate puts an unusual twist on their efforts--one that will place them at the heart of an unavoidable storm."--back cover
Fifty degrees below by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

28 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The earth continues its relentless plunge toward total environmental collapse in this sequel to Forty Signs of Rain (2004)
Galileo's dream by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the summit of their distant future, a charismatic renegade named Ganymede travels to the past to bring Galileo forward in an attempt to alter history and ensure the ascendancy of science over religion. Yet between his brief and jarring visitations to this future, Galileo must struggle against the ignorance and superstition of his own time
Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

17 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Generations after leaving earth, a starship draws near to the planet that may serve as a new home world for those on board. But the journey has brought unexpected changes and their best laid plans may not be enough to survive. "--
Shaman by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

21 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A saga of life thirty thousand years ago during the Ice Age depicts the lives of the shaman Thorn, an outsider named Elga, and Loon, the next shaman, who is struggling to find his own path in a treacherous and uncertain world
Sixty days and counting by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By the time Phil Chase is elected president, the world's climate is far on its way to irreversible change. Food scarcity, housing shortages, diminishing medical care, and vanishing species are just a few of the consequences. The erratic winter the Washington D.C. area is experiencing is another grim reminder of a global weather pattern gone haywire: bone-chilling cold one day, balmy weather the next. But the president-elect doesn't intend to give up without a fight-- he starts organizing an ambitious plan to save the world from disaster, assembling a team of top scientists and advisers to implement it
The Martians by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

31 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-eight stories, including poetry, devoted to life on Mars. The story, Arthur Sternbach Brings the Curveball to Mars, is on the effect of the planet's gravity on the game of baseball, Jackie on Zo, is about childbirth on Mars, and Green Mars is on climbing a mountain
Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the colonization of Mars in the year 2026. In his most ambitious project to date, award-winning author Kim Stanley Robinson utilizes years of research and cutting-edge science in the first of three novels that will chronicle the colonization of Mars. For eons, sandstorms have swept the barren desolate landscape of the red planet. For centuries, Mars has beckoned to mankind to come and conquer its hostile climate. Now, in the year 2026, a group of one hundred colonists is about to fulfill that destiny. John Boone, Maya Toitovna, Frank Chalmers, and Arkady Bogdanov lead a mission whose ultimate goal is the terraforming of Mars. For some, Mars will become a passion driving them to daring acts of courage and madness; for others it offers an opportunity to strip the planet of its riches. And for the genetic "alchemists, " Mars presents a chance to create a biomedical miracle, a breakthrough that could change all we know about life, and death. The colonists place giant satellite mirrors in Martian orbit to reflect light to the planet's surface. Black dust sprinkled on the polar caps will capture warmth and melt the ice. And massive tunnels, kilometers in depth, will be drilled into the Martian mantle to create stupendous vents of hot gases. Against this backdrop of epic upheaval, rivalries, loves, and friendships will form and fall to pieces, for there are those who will fight to the death to prevent Mars from ever being changed. Brilliantly imagined, breathtaking in scope and ingenuity, Red Mars is an epic scientific saga, chronicling the next step in human evolution and creating a world in its entirety. Red Mars shows us a future, with both glory and tarnish, that awes with complexity and inspires with vision
The Gold Coast by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2027: Southern California is a developer's dream gone mad, an endless sprawl of condos, freeways, and malls. Jim McPherson, the affluent son of a defense contractor, is a young man lost in a world of fast cars, casual sex, and designer drugs. But his descent in to the shadowy underground of industrial terrorism brings him into a shattering confrontation with his family, his goals, and his ideals. The Gold Coast is the second novel in Robinson's Three Californias trilogy. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied
Pacific edge by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 insurgent forces of greed and exploitation
The wild shore by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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"--Amazon blurb
Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson( )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For centuries, the red planet has enticed the people of Earth. Now an international group of scientists has colonized Mars. Leaving Earth forever, these 100 people have traveled nine months to reach their new home. This is the remarkable story of the world they create
The memory of whiteness : a scientific romance by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and French and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

3229 A. D, human civilization is scattered among the planets, moons and asteroids of the solar system. Billions of lives depend on the technology derived from the breakthroughs of the greatest physicist of the age, Arthur Holywelkin. But in the last years of his life, Holywelkin devoted himself to building a strange, beautiful and complex musical instrument that he called The Orchestra
Green Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson( )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One generation after the first pioneers begin to transform Mars into an Earthlike planet, the first grown children born on Mars, led by Peter Clayborne, rebel against colonization in an effort to preserve Mars's natural state."
The lucky strike : plus A sensitive dependence on initial conditions, and, "A real joy to be had" : outspoken interview by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

THE LUCKY STRIKE, the classic and controversial story Robinson has chosen for PM's new Outspoken Authors series, begins on a lonely Pacific island, where a crew of untested men are about to take off in an untried aircraft with a deadly payload that will change our world forever. Until something goes wonderfully wrong
 
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Blue Mars
Alternative Names
Kim Stanley Robinson Amerikaans auteur

Kim Stanley Robinson amerikanischer Science-Fiction-Schriftsteller

Kim Stanley Robinson amerykański pisarz science fiction

Kim Stanley Robinson autore di fantascienza statunitense

Kim Stanley Robinson Escritor de ciencia ficción estadounidense

Kim Stanley Robinson usona autoro de sciencfikciaj romanoj

Kims Stenlijs Robinsons

Robinson, Stan

Robinson, Stan 1952-

Stanley Robinson, Kim

Stanley Robinson, Kim 1952-

Κιμ Στάνλεϊ Ρόμπινσον

Ким Робинсън

Ким Стенли Робинсон

Робинсон, Ким Стенли

Робінсон Кім Стенлі

קים סטנלי רובינסון

کیم استانلی رابینسون نویسنده آمریکایی

로빈슨, 킴 스탠리 1952-

キム・スタンリー・ロビンソン

ロビンスン, キム・スタンリー

金·史丹利·羅賓遜

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Green marsThe years of rice and saltAntarcticaForty signs of rainFifty degrees belowGalileo's dreamSixty days and countingThe Martians