"Green" Fiction for Adults
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.
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.
This collection of Faulkner's shorter works convey his keen interest in the natural world and man's desire to control and change it.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
George Washington Hayduke III returns to fight yet another environmental battle in this entertaining sequel to The Monkey Wrench Gang.
Annie Barnes returns to her hometown because of her mother's untimely death and her sister's illness. Which she suspects were caused by mercury poisoning from the town's paper mill.
Full of sassy wit and earthy poetry, Kingsolver writes a passionate adventure weaving together three beautifully intricate stories.
Game warden Joe Pickett is "tree-deep" in this widely acclaimed mystery. Pickett tries to find out who murdered an environmentalist and his wife, and finds himself fighting greedy millionaire ranchers.
Hiassen displays his love of the Everglades in this satirical novel about Chaz Perrone, an unethical marine biologist who is more concerned for his own well being than he is for the environment.
In Crichton's anti-global warming novel, Nick Drake, head of a radical environmentalist group, sets out to do away with his detractors and spread fear about global warming among the general public.
Farmers in New Mexico unite to fight developers and politicians who have illegally stolen the water they need to keep their fields and crops productive.
Four environmentalists resort to guerilla welfare when legal tactics fail to stop ecological disasters in the southwestern desert. This is classic Edward Abbey and shouldn't be missed.
In this environmental legal thriller, law student Darby Shaw suggests a theory about the assassination of two Supreme Court Justices. The results are explosive and potentially deadly.
Although a family story about 19th Century New Mexico ranchers, it is also a record of environmental conflict between ranchers and farmers and how each group wanted to use the land.