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Red Mars / Kim Stanley Robinson.

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  • ISBN: 0553371347
  • Physical Description: 519 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1993.

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Formatted Contents Note: pt. 1. Festival night -- pt. 2. The voyage out -- pt. 3. The crucible -- pt. 4. Homesick -- pt. 5. Falling into history -- pt. 6. Guns under the table -- pt. 7. Senzeni Na -- pt. 8. Shikata Ga Nai.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Awards Note: Nebula Award for Best Novel, 1993.
British Science Fiction Award for Best Novel, 1992.
Subject: Planets > Environmental engineering > Fiction.
Space colonies > Fiction.
Science fiction, American.
Mars (Planet) > Fiction.
Genre: Science fiction.

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