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Overshoot

3.51  ·  Rating Details ·  41 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Eighty-year old Moira Burke had expected life to end with nuclear war--simply and quickly. But by 2032, global warming had become the real threat. and a bold new experiment called "the green man" had become the only hope. .
Paperback, 400 pages
Published February 1st 1998 by Ace
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Rebecca
Jul 29, 2015 Rebecca rated it really liked it
Excellent, excellent, excellent novel about climate change, our wanton destruction of the planet, and the impending demise of our species. One group comes up with a drastic remedy. I related far too much with the protagonist who was from Texas, relocated to San Francisco, and who speaks with a sarcastic humor in a wry voice. Really enjoyed it.
Barb
Apr 24, 2011 Barb rated it it was amazing
Shelves: sf, favorites
I read this many years ago (90's) and recently picked up a copy in a used bookstore to read again. This story had stayed with me & with our current changed weather patterns, remains a frightening reminder of what may lay ahead for all of us. Too bad Mona Clee is no longer writing cause I would love to read another of her books. Still have "Branch Point" to read though.
Macha
Mar 17, 2015 Macha rated it it was ok
two and a half stars. badly written, poorly conceived, and full of factoids and unexamined assumptions. also, the narrator is a lot more marysuishly dislikeable than the writer imagines. i think that last half star is for the cover.
Karla
Sep 19, 2009 Karla rated it did not like it
Shelves: 2002
Disappointing - the message came first, not the story. It was like a leftist/environmentalist/pagan version of the Left Behind series.
Tressa
Aug 23, 2016 Tressa added it
One of my favorite books.
Marian Weaver
Dec 05, 2016 Marian Weaver rated it it was ok
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I don't care how much society has deteriorated in the wake of ongoing eco-catastrophe. Nobody - but nobody - uses the word 'verily' in a non-ironic way anymore.
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