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Author: Nancy Kress
Publisher: New York : T. Doherty, 2000, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st mass market edView all editions and formats
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When an outbreak of malaria in Maryland selectively kills African Americans with the sickle cell gene, and the mutant parasite at the root of the epidemic has not one but many coordinated alterations, it looks like a genocidal design. While African American epidemiologist Melanie Anderson hops continents in search of the surmised white-supremacist culprit, her collaborator, white FBI agent Robert Cavanaugh is out in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Adventure fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Kress
ISBN: 0812540387 9780812540383
OCLC Number: 44591663
Notes: "A Tor book."
Description: 342 pages ; 17 cm
Responsibility: Nancy Kress.

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"Fast-paced biotech thriller...It's a bit of The X-Files with more interesting characters and a more sensible plot".-- The Denver Post

 
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