Science in the Capital
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  • 1
    Forty Signs of Rain: Science in the Capital, Book 1 | Kim Stanley Robinson

    Forty Signs of Rain: Science in the Capital, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Kim Stanley Robinson
    • Narrated By Kim Stanley Robinson, Peter Ganim
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    The best-selling author of the classic Mars trilogy and The Years of Rice and Salt returns with a riveting new trilogy of cutting-edge science, international politics, and the real-life ramifications of global warming as they are played out in our nation's capital - and in the daily lives of those at the center of the action. Hauntingly realistic, here is a novel of the near future that is inspired by scientific facts already making headlines. BONUS AUDIO: Includes an exclusive introduction by author Kim Stanley Robinson.

    Promising start

    I really enjoyed the whole story. I liked the fact it didn't just focus on one person or group, but looked at how events affected things all around th..Show More »

    Reviewed on 27 July 2014 by little bobs mum and dad ()
  • 2
    Fifty Degrees Below: Science in the Capital, Book 2 | Kim Stanley Robinson

    Fifty Degrees Below: Science in the Capital, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Kim Stanley Robinson
    • Narrated By Kim Stanley Robinson, Peter Ganim
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    Best-selling, award-winning, author Kim Stanley Robinson continues his groundbreaking trilogy of eco-thrillers - and propels us deeper into the awesome whirlwind of climatic change. 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 - which could trigger another phenomenon: abrupt climate change, resulting in temperatures. BONUS AUDIO: Includes an exclusive introduction by author Kim Stanley Robinson.

    More of the same

    More classic Kim Stanley Robinson like reading a story designed to teach you about research papers. The narration does not help and the character whil..Show More »

    Reviewed on 13 May 2016 by P. J. Bell (England Surrey)
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    Sixty Days and Counting: Science in the Capital, Book 3 | Kim Stanley Robinson

    Sixty Days and Counting: Science in the Capital, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Kim Stanley Robinson
    • Narrated By Kim Stanley Robinson, Peter Ganim
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    By the time Phil Chase is elected president, the world's climate is far on its way to irreversible change. Food scarcity, housing shortages, diminishing medical care, and vanishing species are just some of the consequences. The erratic winter the Washington, D.C., area is experiencing is another grim reminder of a global weather pattern gone haywire: bone-chilling cold one day, balmy weather the next. BONUS AUDIO: Includes an exclusive introduction by author Kim Stanley Robinson.

    Really disappointed - save your credits

    I really dislike leaving a negative review but I wish that someone had left this review before I wasted three credits and countless hours on this seri..Show More »

    Reviewed on 10 November 2015 by Suzanne (Innsbruck, Austria)