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The years of rice and salt [electronic resource]. Kim Stanley Robinson.

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  • ISBN: 9780553897609 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Spectra, 2003.

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Summary, etc.: With the incomparable vision and breathtaking detail that brought his now-classic Marstrilogy to vivid life, bestselling author KIM STANLEY ROBINSON boldly imagines an alternate history of the last seven hundred years. In his grandest work yet, the acclaimed storyteller constructs a world vastly different from the one we know....The Years of Rice and SaltIt is the fourteenth century and one of the most apocalyptic events in human history is set to occur--the coming of the Black Death. History teaches us that a third of Europe's population was destroyed. But what if? What if the plague killed 99 percent of the population instead? How would the world have changed? This is a look at the history that could have been--a history that stretches across centuries, a history that sees dynasties and nations rise and crumble, a history that spans horrible famine and magnificent innovation. These are the years of rice and salt. This is a universe where the...
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Subject: Fiction.
Science Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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