The Wild Shore: Three Californias

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Macmillan, Mar 15, 1995 - Fiction - 377 pages

2047: For the small Pacific Coast community of San Onofre, life in the aftermath of a devastating nuclear attack is a matter of survival, a day-to-day struggle to stay alive. But young Hank Fletcher dreams of the world that might have been, and might yet be--and dreams of playing a crucial role in America's rebirth.

The Wild Shore is the first novel in Kim Stanley Robinson's highly-acclaimed Three Californias Trilogy.

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User Review  - sarcher - LibraryThing

I didn't do my homework and didn't realize at first that this series were three different futures in the same setting, so I took the ending of this book as a resolvable cliffhanger. After realizing my ... Read full review

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User Review  - ohernaes - LibraryThing

Life in a small fishing village in 2047 in an isolated US which has been the target of a nuclear attack. A realistic if somewhat boring portrait of life in such a village, which would presumably ... 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 include Escape from Kathmandu and Green Mars -- which won the Hugo and Locus Award for Best Novel.

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