Fifty degrees below: Science in the Capital Trilogy, Book 2
The award-winning author continues his groundbreaking trilogy, begun in Forty Signs of Rain, with this second novel, set in a near-future Washington, D.C., and inspired by headline-making scientific and environmental research.
Level 6.2, 25 Points
Level 6.2, 25 Points
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|Grouping Title||fifty degrees below|
|Grouping Author||robinson kim stanley|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-11-20 00:30:31AM|
|Last Indexed||2018-11-20 01:11:37AM|
|author||Kim Stanley Robinson|
|author_display||Robinson, Kim Stanley|
|available_at_catalog||Main Kids, Main Library|
|detailed_location_catalog||Main Library - Adult Fiction|
Set in our nation's capital, here is a chillingly realistic tale of people caught in the collision of science, technology, and the consequences of global warming.
When the storm got bad, Frank Vanderwal was in his office at the National Science Foundation. When it was over, large chunks of San Diego had eroded into the sea, and D.C. was underwater. Everything Frank and his colleagues feared had culminated in this disaster. And now the world was looking to them to fix it.
But even as D.C. bails itself out, a more extreme climate change looms. The melting polar ice caps are shutting down the warm Gulf Stream waters—meaning Ice Age conditions could return. And the last time that happened, eleven thousand years ago, it took just three years to start....
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|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Main Kids, Main Library|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000251773|Book|Books||English|Bantam Books,|2005.|405 p. ; 25 cm., overdrive:f8465c2c-3265-4fea-8c0b-532c0dfdccda|eBook|eBook||English|Random House Publishing Group|2005||
|series||Capital code trilogy|
|series_with_volume||Capital code trilogy|2|
|subject_facet||Political fiction, American, Science fiction, American, Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction|
|title_display||Fifty degrees below|
|title_full||Fifty Degrees Below Science in the Capital Trilogy, Book 2, Fifty degrees below / Kim Stanley Robinson|
|title_short||Fifty degrees below|
|title_sub||Science in the Capital Trilogy, Book 2|
|topic_facet||Fiction, Political fiction, American, Science Fiction, Science fiction, American, Thriller|