By Greg Bear
(Tor Science Fiction, Mass Market Paperback, 9780812524802, 512pp.)
Publication Date: May 2005
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She is a daughter of one of Mars's oldest, most conservative Binding Multiples--the extended family syndicates that colonized the red planet. But Casseia Majumdar has a dream of an independent Mars, born in the student protests of 2171. During those brief days of idealism she forged bonds of friendship and hatred that set the stage for an astonishing war or revolution on Mars.
Greg Bear sold his first short story, at the age of fifteen, to Robert Lowndes's Famous Science Fiction. Since then, he has written some twenty novels. A winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards, Bear is married to Astrid Anderson, and they, and their two children, live near Seattle, Washington.
"No one spins out ideas like Greg Bear. He explores the very frontiers of possibility, weaving tapestries of wonder. And yet, all of Bear's ideas, all the adventure and action, don't half compare to his finest creation yet--that treasure of a Martian, Casseia Majumdar!" --David Brin
"Strong characterization and compelling prose." --Library Journal
"Stunning and remarkable invention and extrapolation." --Kirkus Reviews
"Great! Great characters, science, cultures, action. Moving Mars brings together all the things that make science fiction wonderful!" --Vernor Vinge