Pacific Edge: Three Californias

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Macmillan, May 15, 1995 - Fiction - 326 pages

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 resurgent forces of greed and exploitation.

Pacific Edge is the final book in Kim Stanley Robinson's Three Californias Trilogy.

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User Review  - sarcher - LibraryThing

The themes of this book were the most interesting of the three. The first book was post collapse, the second a cyberpunk dystopia, and this third one a cooperative utopia. These are all rough boxes to ... Read full review

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User Review  - RobertDay - LibraryThing

The third of KSR's linked 'Orange County' trilogy, 'Pacific Edge' concerns small-town politics in a California reshaped by a quiet, anti-corporatist revolution. We follow a number of protagonists in ... Read full review

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About the author (1995)

Kim Stanley Robinson's Three Californias trilogy -- The Gold Coast,The Wild Shore and Pacific Edge -- has been observed as "an intriguing work, one that will delight and entertain you, and, most importantly, cause you to stop and think" (The Santa Ana Register). His many other novels includeEscape from Kathmandu and Green Mars -- which won the Hugo and Locus Award for Best Novel.

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