Annal: 1991 John W. Campbell Award

Results of the John W. Campbell Award in the year 1991.

Book:Pacific Edge

Pacific Edge: Book 3 of the Three Californias trilogy

Kim Stanley Robinson

2065: In a world that has rediscovered harmony with nature, the village of El Modena, California, is an ecotopia in the making. Kevin Claiborne, a young builder who has grown up in this “green” world, now finds himself caught up in the struggle to preserve his community’s idyllic way of life from the resurgent forces of greed and exploitation.

Book:Queen of Angels

Queen of Angels

Greg Bear

In a society enjoying peace, prosperity and technologically engineered mental health, Emanuel Goldsmith, a famous poet, commits gruesome murder. Three people investigate the crime—one a therapist who will enter Goldsmith’s mind to search for answers. A mesmerizing work set in a tomorrow that is less than a century away.

Book:Only Begotten Daughter

Only Begotten Daughter

James Morrow

Morrow explores the difficulties facing God’s twentieth-century offspring, complete with virgin birth. Julie Katz is a New Jersey girl—the miracle child of a celibate Jewish recluse whose sperm sample, donated to an Atlantic City baby bank, spontaneously gestates.

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