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Mutant

Author: Peter Clement, M.D.
Publisher: New York : Fawcett Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st mass market edView all editions and formats
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On an isolated stretch of highway in Oahu, a woman cradles her dying son in her arms. In the days that follow, an autopsy draws a shocking conclusion: the boy, his lungs filled with blood, died of a disease previously found only in birds. On the other side of the globe, Dr. Richard Steele, a burned-out ER doctor is being recruited into a movement to examine the hazards of genetically modified foods, a job that takes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Medical thriller
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Clement, M.D.
ISBN: 0345443381 : 9780345443380
OCLC Number: 49827034
Notes: Previously published: New York : Ballantine Books, 2001.
Description: 368 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Peter Clement.

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On an isolated stretch of highway in Oahu, a woman cradles her dying son in her arms. In the days that follow, an autopsy draws a shocking conclusion: the boy, his lungs filled with blood, died of a disease previously found only in birds. On the other side of the globe, Dr. Richard Steele, a burned-out ER doctor is being recruited into a movement to examine the hazards of genetically modified foods, a job that takes him to an explosive conference in Hawaii. Spearheaded by a charismatic female doctor, the anti-bioengineering movement is gathering steam. While a powerful company is using genetic breakthroughs to create disease-resistant super crops, activists warn that new DNA strains will wreak havoc on the environment. But no one suspects that the controversy is masking a far more frightening human threat, one that could lead to the deadliest weapon of mass destruction ever unleashed upon the world.

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