Arctic Rising

Arctic Rising

Book - 2012
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In a future Earth decimated by global warming where rival countries fight to claim massive amounts of oil beneath the newly accessible ocean, an innovative corporation creates a technology that can both cool the planet and provide a massive super-weapon, prompting airship pilot Anika Duncan to be swept up by an international plot.
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780765319210
Branch Call Number: SF BUCKELL TOBIAS
Characteristics: 303 p. : map ; 24 cm


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Apr 30, 2017

This is a slick and enjoyable little adventure story set in a struggle between nations and corporations. It'd make a great movie. More substantively, two moments keep returning to me - our captive heroine's words as she blocks her interrogator's exit and a later statement she makes about the twisted self-perception of all "players of the great game." She makes a truly modern cry of/by/for "we the people ..."


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