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About face : a Bill Damen mystery

Author: James Calder
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Filmmaker-turned-detective Bill Damen is drawn into the dark side of gene therapy involving an executive escort service with a hidden agenda, a biotech company on the verge of fortune or collapse, and venture capitalists with shady backers.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Mystery fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Calder, James, 1957-
About face.
San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©2003
(OCoLC)606984148
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Calder
ISBN: 0811841790 9780811841795 0811836800 9780811836807
OCLC Number: 51818621
Description: 272 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: James Calder.
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Gene therapy that can stop skin from aging is a breakthrough technology. However, as filmmaker-turned-detective Bill Damen discovers, before it can lead to eternal youth, it can also lead to murder.  Read more...

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"Calder tells his story in witty prose that calls to mind Ross Macdonald. Reflecting on his shared past with a colleague, Damen recalls how in college they d made "a couple goofy Super-8 films about Read more...

 
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