Blue Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
(Mars Trilogy, Book 3)

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The red planet is red no longer, as Mars has become a perfectly inhabitable world. But while Mars flourishes, Earth is  threatened by overpopulation and ecological disaster. Soon people look to Mars as a refuge, initiating a possible interplanetary conflict, as well as political strife between the Reds, who wish to preserve the planet in its desert state, and the Green "terraformers".  The ultimate fate of Earth, as well as the possibility of new explorations into the solar system, stand in the balance.

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About Kim Stanley Robinson

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Kim Stanley Robinson is a New York Times bestseller and winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards. He is the author of more than twenty books, including the bestselling Mars trilogy and the critically acclaimed Forty Signs of Rain, Fifty Degrees Below, Sixty Days and Counting, The Years of Rice and Salt, Antarctica, Galileo, and 2312. In 2008, he was named a "Hero of the Environment" by Time magazine, and he recently joined in the Sequoia Parks Foundation's Artists in the Back Country program. He lives in Davis, California.
Published May 27, 2003 by Spectra. 786 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books. Fiction

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Third in Robinson's hitherto stunning Martian trilogy (Red Mars, 1993;

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Red Mars, the kickoff to Robinson's epic Mars trilogy, won the Nebula for best SF novel of 1992;

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It wasn't the greatest page-turner I've ever encountered, and one could legitimately argue about its political bias, but there's no doubt in my mind that Red Mars is one of the most intelligent and ambitious novels I've read, with real-life applicability now that we have had the last couple Presi...

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