New York 2140

New York 2140

by Kim Stanley Robinson

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ISBN-13: 9780316262347
Publisher: Orbit
Publication date: 03/14/2017
Pages: 624
Sales rank: 366,810
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 2.10(d)

About the Author

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, The Years of Rice and Salt and 2312. In 2008, he was named a "Hero of the Environment" by Time magazine, and he works with the Sierra Nevada Research Institute. He lives in Davis, California.

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New York 2140 (Signed Book) 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous 22 days ago
Robinson's powerful mind and big heart combine in what longtime fans wil recognize as his clearest statement of where he thinks humanity is, where it had to go next, and how to get there. The encouraging thing is that his plan of action lies squarely within our collective power, waiting only for its to collectively exercise it. The disgusting thing is that we have yet to show ourselves capable of such a collective exercise.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Another future tale in which things turn out like you would want them to. Great mix of characters making unlikely ties. As always the World of the Intertidal is vivdly described.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What can be said.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved this believable and relatable future of New York. The characters were fun even while the future described was frighteningly real. It was long but worth every word.
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yooper_girl_66 More than 1 year ago
I read a lot of books. All different types. This one I could not figure out. Even as I was reading the last few pages, I could not find a plot. It was more like a walking tour of New York City - underwater. I have never been to New York, so maybe that is why I couldn't understand it. There was no main character, but many characters, some fleshed out, some peripheral. None of them very important. I kept reading this book hoping that a plot would emerge, but sadly no. I had hopes that the main plot about coders living on a roof of a building partly underwater would get more interesting, but that didn't work out either. Unless you live in New York, or are very familiar with New York, I don't think you will find this book interesting or compelling. I know I didn't.