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  • CYTEEN, by Cherryh, C. J. (Carolyn Janice Cherry)
    Cherryh, C. J. (Carolyn Janice Cherry)
    CYTEEN,

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Warner, (1988) dj. Hardcover - Cherryh's longest and one of her most difficult novels, set in her Alliance-Union universe. Genetic manipulation, murder, intrigue and politics are just part of the story of a young scientist - a geneticist is murdered by an adviser, but the scientist is replicated in the lab, leaving a prodigy who attempts to chart a different fate. Winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1989. 853 pp. Cover illustration by Don Maitz. ISBN: 0-446514284.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 89408
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  • CYTEEN. by Cherryh, C. J. (Carolyn Janice Cherry)
    Cherryh, C. J. (Carolyn Janice Cherry)
    CYTEEN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Warner, (1988) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Cherryh's longest as well as one of her most difficult novels, set in her Alliance-Union universe. Genetic manipulation, murder, intrigue and politics are just part of the story of a young scientist - a geneticist is murdered by an adviser, but the scientist is replicated in the lab, leaving a prodigy who attempts to chart a different fate. Winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1989. INSCRIBED on the title page by Cherryh and SIGNED by the cover artist, Don Maitz, and uncommon with both signatures. 853 pp. ISBN: 0-446514284.

    Condition: Very good overall (nane on front endpaper, some spine slant, binding slightly shaken as is common when a thick book like this is actually read!) in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 89519
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  • Maine, Charles Eric
    ALPH

    Edition: Book club edition: the first hardcover printing.

    Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, 1972. dj. Hardcover - Novel set in the far distant future, when men have been bred out of existence - but after 500 years of a world of only women, a frozen body of a man is discovered in the Arctic and his DNA is used to create a male embryo . 218 pp. Dust jacket painting by Brad Holland.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket. (discoloration to spine of dj, lower corner of front flap clipped.)

    Book ID: 36254
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  • THE ADORATION OF JENNA FOX. by Pearson, Mary E.
    Pearson, Mary E.
    THE ADORATION OF JENNA FOX.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover - "Seventeen-year-old Jenna has just awoken from a coma, they tell her, and she is still recovering from a terrible accident in which she was involved a year ago. But what happened before that? Jenna doesn't remember her life. Or does she? And are the memories really hers?. . . Set in a near future America, [this novel] takes readers on an unforgettable journey through questions of bio-medical ethics and the nature of humanity." SIGNED and dated on the title page. 265 pp. Promotional material laid in. ISBN: 978-0805076684.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 76632
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  • ANCESTOR: A Novel by Sigler, Scott.
    Sigler, Scott.
    ANCESTOR: A Novel

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crown, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - A bio-technological thriller, originally released in 2005-6 in an early version as an audiobook podcast, and then as a small press novel - "a tale of genetic experimentation's worst nightmare come true. . . On a remote island in the Canadian Arctic, PJ Colding leads a group of geneticists who have discovered this holy grail of medicine. By reverse-engineering the genomes of thousands of mammals, Colding's team has dialed back the evolutionary clock to re-create humankinds common ancestor. The method? Illegal. The result? A computer-engineered living creature, an animal whose organs can be implanted in any person, and with no chance of transplant rejection." 421 pp. ISBN: 97-0307406330.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 73751
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