China Mountain Zhang by Maureen F. McHugh

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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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About Maureen F. McHugh

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Maureen F. McHugh is the author of the critically acclaimed novels" Mission Child, China Mountain Zhang" -- which was a "New York Times" Notable Book, nominated for both a Hugo and a Nebula Award, and winner of the "Locus Readers' Poll" for Best First Novel, a James Tiptree Award, and a Lambda Award -- and "Half the Day is Night." She received the Hugo for her short story "The Lincoln Train," and other stories have appeared in several publications and anthologies, including in the highly regarded collection "Starlight 1." Ms. McHugh lives in Ohio with her husband and stepson.
 
Published April 15, 1997 by Orb Books. 321 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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