"Green" Fiction for Adults

A Friend of the Earth
Artist/Author/Cast:
Boyle, T. C.
Call Number:
F Boyle
Description:

Set in the year 2025, global warming and the greenhouse effect have altered the environment drastically. So, Tyrone O'Shaughnessy Tierwater commits the rest of his life to being an "Earth Forever" activist.

All Over Creation
Artist/Author/Cast:
Ozeki, Ruth
Call Number:
F Ozeki
Description:

When his estranged daughter and her children return to help with the family farm, Lloyd and his family get caught in the middle of a struggle between conservative farmers and a hippie group.

Big Woods
Artist/Author/Cast:
Faulkner, William
Call Number:
F Faulkner
Description:

This collection of Faulkner's shorter works convey his keen interest in the natural world and man's desire to control and change it.

Blues
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hersey, John; Baker, James (Illustrator)
Call Number:
F Hersey
Description:

This is a fishing story, but it is also more than that. Hersey contemplates the teeming world of the oceans and the interdependence of the creatures that live in and off of it.

Cape Perdido
Artist/Author/Cast:
Muller, Marcia
Call Number:
F Muller
Description:

When a South Carolina company wants to take water from Cape Perdido, the town's residents protest. Eventually, things get ugly and someone is killed.

Dune
Artist/Author/Cast:
Herbert, Frank
Call Number:
F Herbert
Description:

The Atreides family rule the planet Dune--the only producer of spice in the galaxy. when the evil Baron Harkonnen overthrows the Atreides, the suvivors must unite with the planet's native people to fight.

Earth Abides
Artist/Author/Cast:
Stewart, George
Call Number:
F Stewart
Description:

In this science fiction classic, Isherwood Williams returns from a trip in the California mountains to discover that a plague has wiped out most of Earth's population.

Ecotopia
Artist/Author/Cast:
Callenbach, Ernest
Call Number:
F Callenbach
Description:

In this eco-fiction novel, Oregon, Washington, and Northern California secede to form an ecologically and socially progressive society. Their citizens rely totally upon environmentally safe technology.

Forty Signs of Rain
Artist/Author/Cast:
Robinson, Kim Stanley
Call Number:
F Robinson
Description:

This is a story of the near future where the ice caps are melting. Senate staffer Charlie must get the government to act before it is too late.

Hayduke Lives!: A Novel
Artist/Author/Cast:
Abbey, Edward
Call Number:
F Abbey
Description:

George Washington Hayduke III returns to fight yet another environmental battle in this entertaining sequel to The Monkey Wrench Gang.

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