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Orbit, Jul 7, 2015 - Fiction - 480 pages
From one of science fiction's most powerful voices, Aurora tells the incredible story of our first voyage beyond the solar system.
Brilliantly imagined and beautifully told, it is the work of a writer at the height of his powers.
Our voyage from Earth began generations ago.
Now, we approach our new home.

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Many feel that Earth is our cradle and the stars are our destiny. Robinson suggests that this is not the case, that transplanting earth biomes to new planets is biologically impossible and that it ... Read full review

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Spanning the period from the early 2700s to the early 2900s, this novel is set farther in the future than any other Robinson work I know of. It is about a multigenerational voyage to the Tau Ceti ... Read full review


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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.