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Science in the Capital
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(3.4 based on 148 ratings)
  • 1

    Forty Signs of Rain: Science in the Capital, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Kim Stanley Robinson
    • Narrated By Peter Ganim, Kim Stanley Robinson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (67)
    Performance
    (24)
    Story
    (23)

    The best-selling author of the classic Mars trilogy and The Years of Rice and Salt returns with a riveting new trilogy of cutting-edge science, international politics, and the real-life ramifications of global warming as they are played out in our nation's capital - and in the daily lives of those at the center of the action. Hauntingly realistic, here is a novel of the near future that is inspired by scientific facts already making headlines. BONUS AUDIO: Includes an exclusive introduction by author Kim Stanley Robinson.

    steve says: "Its all"
    Its all

    Are you kidding me, this guy who read the book is so bad! He reads like he is reading it for the first time and sounds like a low-end AI voice in a lo..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 07 2009 by steve (Ferndale, Wa, United States)
  • 2

    Fifty Degrees Below: Science in the Capital, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Kim Stanley Robinson
    • Narrated By Peter Ganim, Kim Stanley Robinson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (46)
    Performance
    (15)
    Story
    (15)

    Best-selling, award-winning, author Kim Stanley Robinson continues his groundbreaking trilogy of eco-thrillers - and propels us deeper into the awesome whirlwind of climatic change. Set in our nation's capital, here is a chillingly realistic tale of people caught in the collision of science, technology, and the consequences of global warming - which could trigger another phenomenon: abrupt climate change, resulting in temperatures. BONUS AUDIO: Includes an exclusive introduction by author Kim Stanley Robinson.

    Michael says: "Further disappointment"
    Further disappointment

    I bought the entire series at one time and now regret it. The plodding story line and the dull narration continues from the first book in this series..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 14 2009 by Michael (Fayetteville, GA, USA)
  • 3

    Sixty Days and Counting: Science in the Capital, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Kim Stanley Robinson
    • Narrated By Peter Ganim, Kim Stanley Robinson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (35)
    Performance
    (10)
    Story
    (12)

    By the time Phil Chase is elected president, the world's climate is far on its way to irreversible change. Food scarcity, housing shortages, diminishing medical care, and vanishing species are just some of the consequences. The erratic winter the Washington, D.C., area is experiencing is another grim reminder of a global weather pattern gone haywire: bone-chilling cold one day, balmy weather the next. BONUS AUDIO: Includes an exclusive introduction by author Kim Stanley Robinson.

    Grant says: "Narrator not worthy of author"
    Narrator not worthy of author

    This book would certainly have been rated higher if not for the distracting "style" of the narrator. His mechanical reading was not enjoyable. The sto..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 26 2009 by Grant (Laurel, MD, United States)