Книга: Paolo Bacigalupi «The Water Knife»

The Water Knife

"WATER IS POWER" Paolo Bacigalupi, New York Times best-selling author of The Windup Girl and National Book Award finalist, delivers a near-future thriller that casts new light on how we live today—and what may be in store for us tomorrow. The American Southwest has been decimated by drought. Nevada and Arizona skirmish over dwindling shares of the Colorado River, while California watches, deciding if it should just take the whole river all for itself. Into the fray steps Las Vegas water knife Angel Velasquez. Detective, assassin, and spy, Angel "cuts" water for the Southern Nevada Water Authority and its boss, Catherine Case, ensuring that her lush, luxurious arcology developments can bloom in the desert and that anyone who challenges her is left in the gutted-suburban dust. When rumors of a game-changing water source surface in Phoenix, Angel is sent to investigate. With a wallet full of identities and a tricked-out Tesla, Angel arrows south, hunting for answers that seem to...

Издательство: "Alfred A. Knopf" (2015)

Формат: 155x235, 384 стр.

ISBN: 978-1-101-87549-0

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Paolo Bacigalupi

Paolo Bacigalupi is a Theodore Sturgeon Award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer from Colorado. His fiction has appeared in "The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction", "Asimov's Science Fiction", and the environmental journal "High Country News". His non-fiction essays have appeared in Salon.com and "High Country News", and have been syndicated into numerous western newspapers including the "Idaho Statesman", the "Albuquerque Journal", and the "Salt Lake Tribune". He was a webmaster for [http://www.hcn.org/servlets/hcn.WOTRArticle?article_id=14514 High Country News] starting in 2003. He is currently working on a novel in his home state of Colorado, where he lives with his wife and son.

His short fiction has recently been collected in "Pump Six and Other Stories" (Night Shade Books, 2008).

Awards and nominations

* 2007: Nominated for Hugo Award for Best Novellette, for "Yellow Card Man" ("Asimov's Science Fiction", December 2006)
* 2006: Won the Theodore Sturgeon Award for "The Calorie Man" ("The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction", Oct/Nov 2005)
* 2006: Nominated for Hugo Award for Best Novellette for "The Calorie Man" ("The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction", Oct/Nov 2005)
* 2005: Nominated for Hugo Award for Best Novellette for "The People of Sand and Slag" ("The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction", February 2004)

External links

* [http://windupstories.com/about/ Paolo Bacigalupi's website]

Источник: Paolo Bacigalupi

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