Wilders, 1

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Price
$18.00  $16.74
Publisher
Pyr
Publish Date
Pages
367
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.2 X 1.1 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781633882652

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About the Author
Brenda Cooper is the author of Edge of Dark and Spear of Light, Books One and Two of The Glittering Edge series; The Creative Fire and The Diamond Deep, Books One and Two of Ruby's Song; and the The Silver Ship series. Her most recent short-story collection is Cracking the Sky. She is also the author of Mayan December and has collaborated with Larry Niven (Building Harlequin's Moon). Cooper is a working futurist and a technology professional with a passionate interest in the environment.
Reviews
"Engaging. . . . Cooper's world feels...real."
--New York Times Book Review

"A captivating eco-thriller.... Wilders blends environmentalism, futurism, and science fiction for an engaging story with important messages about humanity's relationship with the world around it."
--Foreword Reviews

"Wilders is a vision of future America that's by turns exhilarating and terrifying. With a heroine you can genuinely root for and a world that's an all-too-likely outcome of our generation's choices, Wilders is one of the best near-future adventures in years. Combining the ecology of rewilding, next-gen robotics, and the savage politics of a post-global America, this is a book that raises and answers more questions than most writers manage in an entire series. And there's more to come!"
--Karl Schroeder, award-winning author of Lockstep

"A vivid picture of a world rebuilding from the edge of ecological ruin and the seeming conflicts between civilization and the nature it depends on."
--Ramez Naam, award-winning author of the Nexus series

"Wilders is a fantastic voyage into a beautifully intricate solarpunk future. Cooper's work is philosophically and psychologically relevant. Throughout Wilders, she gracefully examines the tensions between emerging technologies, human nature, and our ecosystem."
--Gray Scott, futurist and techno-philosopher

PRAISE FOR THE WORK OF BRENDA COOPER:

"Spear of Light exceeds my already high expectations for a Brenda Cooper novel. The exploration of what makes us human shines through this entertaining read."
--J. A. Pitts, author of Black Blade Blues

"I loved Brenda Cooper's Philip K. Dick Award-nominated novel Edge of Dark, but the follow-up, Spear of Light, is even better. Cooper pits human against post-human and brilliantly reveals the best and worst of her characters. This is a fascinating, well-realized world."
--Patrick Swenson, author of The Ultra Thin Man

"Like...most of Brenda Cooper's work, really, Edge of Dark is a wonderful fusion of the character's futurist and science fiction vision with well-drawn characters and character dynamics that propel the plot and action."
--Skiffy and Fanty

"Fascinating... Edge of Dark is worth reading for a unique vision of artificial intelligences... and Cooper gives you a lot to think about."
-io9

"An intelligent, thoughtful look at what it might mean to coexist with superior AIs that we ourselves have created. Brenda Cooper's universe is detailed, inventive, and ultimately dazzling. I will remember Chrystal for a very long time."
--Nancy Kress, winner of multiple Hugo and Nebula awards