The concluding book in Kim Stanley Robinson's critically-acclaimed Three Californias Trilogy, Pacific Edge.
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.
The air was cool, and smelled of sage. It had the clarity that comes to southern California only after a Santa Ana wind has blown all haze and history out to sea—air like telescopic glass, so that the...
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.