Earth

TitleEarth
Year for Search1990
AuthorsBrin, [Glen] David (b. 1950)
Tertiary AuthorsBrin, David
Date Published1990
PublisherBantam Books
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia of a collapsed environment. One thread of the novel is set in New Zealand and uses Maori myth. In this thread a black hole is created to provide power, but the power plant is destroyed and the black hole begins to absorb material the center of the Earth and cause earthquakes and other disasters. Another thread is a future where very little of the natural world remains, resulting in mass migration, and conflicts among the remaining nations.

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Author Note

The author (b. 1950) has a Ph. D. in Physics from the University of California at San Diego.

Full Text

1990 Brin, [Glen] David (b. 1950). Earth. New York: Bantam Books. PSt

Dystopia of a collapsed environment. One thread of the novel is set in New Zealand and uses Maori myth. In this thread a black hole is created to provide power, but the power plant is destroyed and the black hole begins to absorb material from the center of the Earth and cause earthquakes and other disasters. Another thread is a future where very little of the natural world remains, resulting in mass migration and conflicts among the remaining nations. The author has a Ph. D. in Physics from the University of California at San Diego.