Steel Beach - John Varley

Hugo Award: Best Novel nominee (1993). Locus SF Award nominee (1993).

The moon colony, Luna, is a virtual paradise where every need is provided for: food, prolonged lifespans, digital memories, and instant sex-changes. But the pointlessness of this easy life is making the inhabitants suicidal – including the central computer that monitors their existence. As humanity teeters on the edge of self-destruction, newspaper reporter Hildy Johnson sets out to find a new frontier.

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Release date: 1992
Genres: science fiction
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Eight Worlds :: Series

The Ophiuchi Hotline
Steel Beach
The Golden Globe
Irontown Blues