Bios

TitleBios
Year for Search1999
AuthorsWilson, Robert Charles (b. 1953)
Date Published1999
PublisherTor
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsCanadian author, Male author, US author
Annotation

The background to the novel is a dystopian authoritarian where people are controlled by implants that monitor and control them emotionally, mentally, and physically. The focus of the novel is a woman engineered to be able to survive on a planet rich in plants and animals that are lethal to humans. While of her protections fail, she discovers that most planets, Earth being an exception, are living organisms that communicate with unique voices. 

Title Note

The dust jacket adds A Novel of Planetary Exploration

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Author Note

The author (b. 1953) was born in the U. S. but has lived in Canada since 1962 and is a Canadian citizen.

Full Text

1999 Wilson, Robert Charles (b. 1953). Bios [The dust jacket adds A Novel of Planetary Exploration]. New York: Tor.

The background to the novel is a dystopian authoritarian where people are controlled by implants that monitor and control them emotionally, mentally, and physically. The focus of the novel is a woman engineered to be able to survive on a planet rich in plants and animals that are lethal to humans. While of her protections fail, she discovers that most planets, Earth being an exception, are living organisms that communicate with unique voices. The author was born in the U. S. but has lived in Canada since 1962 and is a Canadian citizen.