Book: 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

Купить за 752.5 руб на Озоне

Другие книги автора:

КнигаОписаниеГодЦенаТип книги
Zombie Baseball BeatdownCan three boys with baseball bats stop a zombie apocalypse? Probably not. But they'll be going down fighting. The apocalypse begins on the day Rabi, Miguel and Joe are practicing baseball near their… — Little Brown Book Group, (формат: 125x195, 304 стр.) Подробнее...2013729бумажная книга

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

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Knife in the Water (film) — Knife in the Water Original Polish poster Directed by Roman Polanski Produced by Stani …   Wikipedia

  • The Water of Life (Spanish fairy tale) — The Water of Life is a Catalan fairy tale collected by D. Francisco de S. Maspous y Labros, in Cuentos Populars Catalans . Andrew Lang included it in The Pink Fairy Book . [Andrew Lang, The Pink Fairy Book ,… …   Wikipedia

  • Knife in the water — (Nóż w wodzie, 1962)    The first feature length film by Roman Polański, scripted by him, Jerzy Skolimowski, and Jakub Goldberg. The story of Knife in the Water, which is limited to three characters, concerns a well to do Warsaw sports journalist …   Guide to cinema

  • The Cursed Videotape — is a fictional item in the series of books and films. Seemingly a normal home recorded videotape, the tape carries a curse that will kill anyone who watches it, within seven days (thirteen days in the television series). In the earlier Japanese… …   Wikipedia

  • The Red Ettin — or The Red Etin is a fairy tale collected by Joseph Jacobs. It was included by Andrew Lang in The Blue Fairy Book .ynopsisTwo widows lived in a hut, and one had two sons and the other had one or a single widow had two sons. One day the oldest son …   Wikipedia

  • Knife game — The knife game, or 5 finger fillet, is a trick wherein a person places the palm of his or her hand down on a table with fingers apart, using a knife, or sharp object, the performer attempts to stab back and forth between their fingers, moving the …   Wikipedia

  • The Chronicles of Narnia (TV serial) — The Chronicles of Narnia Title screen Format Drama TV serial Created by C. S. Lewis (novel) …   Wikipedia

  • The Drifting Classroom — Volume 1, English edition. 漂流教室 (Hyōryū Kyōshitsu) Genre Horror …   Wikipedia

  • The Rider Of Grianaig, And Iain The Soldier's Son — is a Scottish fairy tale collected by John Francis Campbell in Popular Tales of the West Highlands , listing his informant as Donald MacNiven, a lame carrier, in Bowmore, Islay; the story was written down by Hector MacLean on 5th July, 1859.… …   Wikipedia

  • The History of Rock & Roll — was a radio documentary on rock and roll music, originally syndicated in 1969. One of the most lengthiest documentaries of any medium (48 hours in the 1969 version, 52 hours for the 1978 and 1981 versions) Fact|date=January 2008, The History of… …   Wikipedia

  • The Neverhood — Box art of The Neverhood Developer(s) The Neverhood, Inc. Publisher(s) …   Wikipedia