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Blindsight : a novel

Author: Maurice Gee
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Penguin, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[This book] is the story of a good though damaged man and his less than virtuous sister. As their childhood closeness unravels, Alice moves into her career in science (she's a mycologist), while Gordon descends into vagrancy and silence. For more than thirty years they do not meet. Then a young man appears at Alice's door, claiming a relationship she never knew she had. As he becomes part of her carefully guarded  Read more...
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Genre/Form: General fiction
Fiction
New Zealand fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Gee
ISBN: 0143020234 9780143020233
OCLC Number: 70170144
Awards: Montana New Zealand Book Awards Deutz Medal for Fiction or Poetry, 2006
Montana New Zealand Book Awards Readers' Choice Award, 2006
Description: 192 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Blind sight
Responsibility: Maurice Gee.

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"[This book] is the story of a good though damaged man and his less than virtuous sister. As their childhood closeness unravels, Alice moves into her career in science (she's a mycologist), while Gordon descends into vagrancy and silence. For more than thirty years they do not meet. Then a young man appears at Alice's door, claiming a relationship she never knew she had. As he becomes part of her carefully guarded world, she cautiously begins to reveal the past. But is she telling him everything? Jealousy, ambition and love shape the fates of Alice and Gordon in this story of loyalty and family ties. ..."--Back cover.

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