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2312

Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
Publisher: New York : Orbit, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction, American
Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Stanley Robinson
ISBN: 9780316098120 0316098124 9780316526982 0316526983
OCLC Number: 707964781
Awards: Nebula award winner, 2013
Description: ix, 561 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Kim Stanley Robinson.

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"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"--

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