By: Barnes, John

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Book Condition: Very Fine

Hardcover first edition, first printing. Out-of-print on publication. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with number "1" present in complete number line. Near-future disaster novel, it's Twister" on a planetary scale. This novel, along with Bruce Sterling's Heavy Weather, was the precursor to the disaster theme of the '90's, i.e. Mother Nature strikes back. Strong character driven novel with adult themes and relationships. "Barnes allows the better aspects of human character, our humanity, to overcome both the overwhelming blandness of our consumer culture, simultaneous with the revelation that the same consumer culture is nothing but a house of cards against the fury of Mother Nature". Clute, Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia, Notable Works, pg. 207. This is Barnes' third novel to be nominated for the Nebula award. Award History: 1995 Hugo Nominee; (lost to Mirror Dance by Lois McMaster Bujold); 1995 Nebula Nominee (lost to The Terminal Experiment by Robert J. Sawyer).


Author Name: Barnes, John

Illustrator: Eggleton, Bob


Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Tor: 1994

ISBN Number: 0312855605

ISBN Number 13: 9780312855604

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Fine

Type: Book

Seller ID: 000086

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