THE WILD SHORE. New York: Ace Science Fiction Books, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Ace Books 88870-4 The author's first book. Non-utopian first book of the "Orange County" trilogy. In a keep-like enclave, a new pastoral community emerges in Southern California following a decade of nuclear winter, but the inhabitant's ignorance of the world outside is ultimately self-defeating. The first of the "New Ace Science Fiction Specials" edited by Terry Carr. 1984 Nebula nominee. Runner up for the 1985 Philip K. Dick Award. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-918. A fine copy. (#169234).
"Ace Original / March 1984" on copyright page.