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The lizard's smile

Author: João Ubaldo Ribeiro; Clifford E Landers
Publisher: New York : Atheneum ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A funny novel on a serious subject: the hazards of genetic engineering. Set in Bahia, Brazil, the protagonists are the much-younger wife of an aging state secretary of health, her biologist lover, plus some nasty people engaged in creating monstrous hybrids by crossing humans with monkeys.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Humorous fiction
Humorous stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ribeiro, João Ubaldo, 1941-
Lizard's smile.
New York : Atheneum ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, 1994
(OCoLC)624464012
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: João Ubaldo Ribeiro; Clifford E Landers
ISBN: 0689121253 9780689121258 0689121911 9780689121913
OCLC Number: 29224629
Description: 355 pages ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Sorriso do lagarto.
Responsibility: João Ubaldo Ribeiro ; translated from the Portuguese by Clifford E. Landers.

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Against the backdrop of the Brazilian coast, a disenchanted biologist and various other unusual characters wind up searching together for an explanation for the strange changes in the local flora and  Read more...

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