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Darwin's radio

Author: Greg Bear
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Pub. Group, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In an ice cave in the Swiss Alps, Mitch Rafelson, a renegade paleontologist, discovers a frozen Neanderthal family, including an oddly evolved infant. Meantime, in Soviet Georgia, Kaye Lang, a microbiologist, is investigating a massacre site, where pregnant women were exterminated. These events relate--by way of elliptical scientific reasoning--to a retrovirus being hunted by U.S. government scientist Christopher  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Adventure fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Bear
ISBN: 034542333X 9780345423337
OCLC Number: 40940104
Notes: Novel.
"A Del Rey book"--Title page verso.
Description: 430 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Greg Bear.
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"In an ice cave in the Swiss Alps, Mitch Rafelson, a renegade paleontologist, discovers a frozen Neanderthal family, including an oddly evolved infant. Meantime, in Soviet Georgia, Kaye Lang, a microbiologist, is investigating a massacre site, where pregnant women were exterminated. These events relate--by way of elliptical scientific reasoning--to a retrovirus being hunted by U.S. government scientist Christopher Dicken. Called SHEVA, it causes genetic mutations in embryos and may also be an agent of evolution, ushering into being a new race of humans. Is it a sexually transmitted disease? Or, more sinister, is it a God-sent means of delivering up a new Adam for the millennium?" - P.W.

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