Kim Stanley Robinson, the New York Times bestselling
author of science fiction masterworks such as the Mars trilogy and
2312, has, on many occasions, imagined our future. Now, in SHAMAN,
he brings our past to life as never before.
There is Thorn, a shaman himself. He lives to pass down his
wisdom and his stories -- to teach those who would follow in his
There is Heather, the healer who, in many ways, holds the clan
There is Elga, an outsider and the bringer of change.
And then there is Loon, the next shaman, who is determined to
find his own path. But in a world so treacherous, that journey is
never simple -- and where it may lead is never certain.
SHAMAN is a powerful, thrilling and heartbreaking story of
one young man''s journey into adulthood -- and an awe-inspiring
vision of how we lived thirty thousand years ago.