China Mountain ZhangMaureen F. McHugh
Winner of the James Tiptree, Jr. Memorial Award. Winner of the Lambda Literary Award. Winner of the Locus Award for Best First Novel. Hugo Award nominee (1993) and Nebula Award nominee (1993).
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.