China Mountain Zhang
Winner of the James Tiptree, Jr. Memorial Award, the Lambda Literary Award, the Locus Award for Best First Novel, and a Hugo and Nebula Award nominee.
With this groundbreaking novel, Maureen F. McHugh established herself as one of the decade's best science fiction writers. In its pages, we enter a postrevolution America, moving from the hyperurbanized eastern seaboard to the Arctic bleakness of Baffin Island; from the new Imperial City to an agricultural commune on Mars. The overlapping lives of cyberkite fliers, lonely colonists, illicit neural-pressball players, and organic engineers blend into a powerful, taut story of a young man's journey of discovery. This is a macroscopic world of microscopic intensity, one of the most brilliant visions of modern SF.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - wealhtheowwylfing - LibraryThing
Zhang is a young queer man who works construction and hopes for a brighter future in an alternate world where communist China overtook the US as the global power. This book blew me away. I read it in a single sitting, instead of sleeping. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AltheaAnn - LibraryThing
This was the 2nd book I've read by Maureen McHugh, although it is her first. I have to admit, I preferred "Mission Child" - but this was pretty good as well. McHugh is an excellent writer, with a real ... Read full review