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China Mountain Zhang

China Mountain Zhang
Author: Maureen F. McHugh
ISBN 13: 9780312860981
ISBN 10: 312860986
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Orb Books
Publication Date: 1997-04-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 324
List Price: $21.99

Winner of the James Tiptree, Jr. Memorial Award, the Lambda Literary Award, the Locus Award for Best First Novel, and a Hugo and Nebula Award nominee.

With this groundbreaking novel, Maureen F. McHugh established herself as one of the decade's best science fiction writers. In its pages, we enter a postrevolution America, moving from the hyperurbanized eastern seaboard to the Arctic bleakness of Baffin Island; from the new Imperial City to an agricultural commune on Mars. The overlapping lives of cyberkite fliers, lonely colonists, illicit neural-pressball players, and organic engineers blend into a powerful, taut story of a young man's journey of discovery. This is a macroscopic world of microscopic intensity, one of the most brilliant visions of modern SF.

Gwyneth Jones

It's is a pleasure to read something that's so rich...As she sets the core in rich people's mainland China, it's the finish on this work that's astonishing: language so clear and deep it seems you could put your hand in it, like water. China Mountain Zhang is a book full of ideas, beautifully illustrated....One of the most interesting and most satisfying novels out this year. -- The New York Review of Science Fiction