The Resource Red Mars, Kim Stanley Robinson

Red Mars, Kim Stanley Robinson

Label
Red Mars
Title
Red Mars
Statement of responsibility
Kim Stanley Robinson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the colonization of Mars in the year 2026. For eons, sandstorms have swept the barren desolate landscape of the red planet. For centuries, Mars has beckoned to mankind to come and conquer its hostile climate. Now, in the year 2026, a group of one hundred colonists is about to fulfill that destiny. John Boone, Maya Toitovna, Frank Chalmers, and Arkady Bogdanov lead a mission whose ultimate goal is the terraforming of Mars. For some, Mars will become a passion driving them to daring acts of courage and madness; for others it offers an opportunity to strip the planet of its riches. And for the genetic "alchemists, " Mars presents a chance to create a biomedical miracle, a breakthrough that could change all we know about life, and death. The colonists place giant satellite mirrors in Martian orbit to reflect light to the planet's surface. Black dust sprinkled on the polar caps will capture warmth and melt the ice. And massive tunnels, kilometers in depth, will be drilled into the Martian mantle to create stupendous vents of hot gases. Against this backdrop of epic upheaval, rivalries, loves, and friendships will form and fall to pieces, for there are those who will fight to the death to prevent Mars from ever being changed. Brilliantly imagined, breathtaking in scope and ingenuity,
Member of
Cataloging source
G8V
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robinson, Kim Stanley
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3568.O2893
LC item number
R44 2017
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Book 1 of the Mars trilogy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Planets
  • Space colonies
  • Life on other planets
  • Colonization
  • Life on other planets
  • Planets
  • Space colonies
  • Mars (Planet)
  • Mars (Planet)
  • Mars (Planet)
Label
Red Mars, Kim Stanley Robinson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
Del Rey mass market edition.
Extent
572 pages
Isbn
9780553560732
Lccn
92021607
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1018115608
  • 1818215
  • (OCoLC)on1018115608
  • 1818215
Label
Red Mars, Kim Stanley Robinson
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
Del Rey mass market edition.
Extent
572 pages
Isbn
9780553560732
Lccn
92021607
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1018115608
  • 1818215
  • (OCoLC)on1018115608
  • 1818215

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