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Robinson, Kim Stanley

Works: 173 works in 836 publications in 19 languages and 29,406 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Political fiction  History  Historical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Suspense fiction  Fantasy fiction  Alternative histories (Fiction)  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Narrator
Classifications: PS3568.O2893, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Kim Stanley Robinson
Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

69 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 2,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2026, a group of one hundred colonists is about to attempt to conquer the barren, desolate landscape of Mars
Blue Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

65 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After declaring independence from Earth, Mars still faces problems: an impending ice age, a search for religious meaning, and immigration. New medical discoveries enable people to live 200 years, causing overpopulation on Earth and the Martians object to being swamped by Earthmen. A replay of New World problems in space. By the author of a trilogy, of which this is the last volume
2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

30 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The year is 2312. Scientific and technological advances have opened gateways to an extraordinary future. Earth is no longer humanity's only home; new habitats have been created throughout the solar system on moons, planets, and in between. But in this year, 2312, a sequence of events will force humanity to confront its past, its present, and its future. The first event takes place on Mercury, on the city of Terminator, itself a miracle of engineering on an unprecedented scale. It is an unexpected death, but one that might have been foreseen. For Swan Er Hong, it is an event that will change her life. Swan was once a woman who designed worlds. Now she will be led into a plot to destroy them"--Publisher
The years of rice and salt by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

41 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alternate history based on a world where the Black Death killed most of the population of Christian Europe, China, India, and the Middle East are dominant regions, and Islam and Buddhism the dominant religions
Antarctica by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

42 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eco-terrorists battle capitalists, seeking to open Antarctica to commercial exploitation. The time is the 21st century, the world is an ecological disaster, and the treaty banning mineral exploration of Antarctica has expired. By the author of Red Mars
Forty signs of rain by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

31 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the Arctic ice pack was first measured in the 1950s, it averaged thirty feet thick in midwinter. By the end of the century it was down to fifteen. One August the ice broke. The next year the breakup started in July. The third year it began in May. That was last year. It's a muggy summer in Washington, D.C., as Senate environmental staffer Charlie Quibler and his scientist wife Anna, work to call attention to the growing crisis of global warming. But as these everyday heroes fight to align the awesome forces of nature with the extraordinary march of technology, fate puts an unusual twist on their efforts--one that will place them at the heart of an unavoidable storm."--Jacket
Fifty degrees below by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

28 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a result of climate change, Antarctica's ice shelves collapse, sending low-lying island nations beneath the rising waters, and crops fail world-wide. When winter comes, frigid temperatures hit the Eastern Seaboard and Western Europe. As people starve and freeze to death, multinational corporations explore how to profit from the disaster. Meanwhile, in Washington D.C., scientists continue in their struggle to overcome government resistence to implementing vital environmental policies while frantically searching for a way to shift weather patterns and save the planet from another devastating Ice Age
Galileo's dream by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the summit of their distant future, a charismatic renegade named Ganymede travels to the past to bring Galileo forward in an attempt to alter history and ensure the ascendancy of science over religion. Yet between his brief and jarring visitations to this future, Galileo must struggle against the ignorance and superstition of his own time
Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Generations after leaving earth, a starship draws near to the planet that may serve as a new home world for those on board. But the journey has brought unexpected changes and their best laid plans may not be enough to survive. "--
Shaman by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

21 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A saga of life thirty thousand years ago during the Ice Age depicts the lives of the shaman Thorn, an outsider named Elga, and Loon, the next shaman, who is struggling to find his own path in a treacherous and uncertain world
Sixty days and counting by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The earth continues its relentless plunge toward total environmental collapse in the final book of the Science in the Capitol trilogy
The Martians by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

31 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-eight stories, including poetry, devoted to life on Mars. The story, Arthur Sternbach Brings the Curveball to Mars, is on the effect of the planet's gravity on the game of baseball, Jackie on Zo, is about childbirth on Mars, and Green Mars is on climbing a mountain
The Gold Coast by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2027: Southern California is a developer's dream gone mad, an endless sprawl of condos, freeways, and malls. Jim McPherson, the affluent son of a defense contractor, is a young man lost in a world of fast cars, casual sex, and designer drugs. But his descent in to the shadowy underground of industrial terrorism brings him into a shattering confrontation with his family, his goals, and his ideals. The Gold Coast is the second novel in Robinson's Three Californias trilogy. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied
Pacific edge by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 insurgent forces of greed and exploitation
The wild shore by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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"--Amazon blurb
Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson( )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For centuries, the red planet has enticed the people of Earth. Now an international group of scientists has colonized Mars. Leaving Earth forever, these 100 people have traveled nine months to reach their new home. This is the remarkable story of the world they create
Green mars by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly a generation has passed since the first pioneers landed, but the transformation of Mars to an Earthlike planet has just begun The plan is opposed by those determined to preserve the planet's hostile, barren beauty. Led by rebels like Peter Clayborne, these young people are the first generation of children born on Mars. They will be joined by original settlers Maya Toitovna, Simon Frasier, and Sax Russell. Against this cosmic backdrop, passions, rivalries, and friendships explode in a story as spectacular as the planet itself."--Publisher's description
Galileo's dream by Kim Stanley Robinson( )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ganymede, a rebellious Jovian, attempts to bring famed scientific mind Galileo forward in time to alter the course of history with astonishing results
Green Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson( )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One generation after the first pioneers begin to transform Mars into an Earthlike planet, the first grown children born on Mars, led by Peter Clayborne, rebel against colonization in an effort to preserve Mars's natural state."
The lucky strike : plus A sensitive dependence on initial conditions, and, "A real joy to be had" : outspoken interview by Kim Stanley Robinson( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

THE LUCKY STRIKE, the classic and controversial story Robinson has chosen for PM's new Outspoken Authors series, begins on a lonely Pacific island, where a crew of untested men are about to take off in an untried aircraft with a deadly payload that will change our world forever. Until something goes wonderfully wrong
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Blue Mars
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Kim Stanley Robinson Amerikaans auteur

Kim Stanley Robinson amerikanischer Science-Fiction-Schriftsteller

Kim Stanley Robinson amerykański pisarz science fiction

Kim Stanley Robinson autore di fantascienza statunitense

Kim Stanley Robinson Escritor de ciencia ficción estadounidense

Kim Stanley Robinson usona autoro de sciencfikciaj romanoj

Kims Stenlijs Robinsons

Robinson, Stan

Robinson, Stan 1952-

Stanley Robinson, Kim

Stanley Robinson, Kim 1952-

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Ким Робинсън

Ким Стенли Робинсон

Робинсон, Ким Стенли

Робінсон Кім Стенлі

קים סטנלי רובינסון

کیم استانلی رابینسون نویسنده آمریکایی

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