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Flowers for Algernon

Author: Daniel Keyes
Publisher: Orlando [Florida] : Harcourt, Inc., [2004?] ©1994
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born with a below-normal IQ, Charlie Gordon is selected for experimental surgery to increase his intelligence--a procedure that has already worked on a lab mouse named Algernon. The surgery is a success, and Charlie's intelligence begins to surpass even that of the doctors and scientists who performed the surgery. But Algernon begins to deteriorate unexpectedly, and Charlie must confront what may soon happen to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Keyes
ISBN: 9780156030304 0156030306
OCLC Number: 862225736
Notes: "A Harvest book."
Description: 311 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Daniel Keyes.

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Born with a below-normal IQ, Charlie Gordon is selected for experimental surgery to increase his intelligence--a procedure that has already worked on a lab mouse named Algernon. The surgery is a success, and Charlie's intelligence begins to surpass even that of the doctors and scientists who performed the surgery. But Algernon begins to deteriorate unexpectedly, and Charlie must confront what may soon happen to himself, as well.--From publisher description.

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