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.
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“An outstanding achievement....Robinson's writing ranks in the highest levels of the genre. The book generates a soaring optimism.” —Publishers Weekly
“Through a blend of dirt-under-fingernails naturalism and lyrical magical realism, Robinson invites us to share his characters' intensely personal, intensely loyal attachment to what they have. The result is a bittersweet utopia that may shame you into entertaining new hope for the future.” —The New York Times Book Review
“[Pacific Edge is] the outstanding utopia of the last ten years and more.” —Foundation