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CAT: Street Punk, Psion, Telepath, Survivor. . .
Kidnapped by an interstellar corporation and dragged to Earth, Cat is forced to use his skills to protect those he most hates, those who most hate him . . . .
The taMings. A cyber-augmented, DNA-incestuous clan of such wealth and power that their family arguments change the destiny of worlds. Now one taMing is a killer's target. But which? And who would dare?
Seeking answers, Cat finds lies and savagery, passion and atrocity--trails that lead from crystal valleys to clubs for silver-skinned beauties. From the homicidal enclaves of drug kings to a fanatic's pulpit. From the halls of the Assembly to a cyberspace hell. Seeking assassins, Cat discovers a mystery that could cost him his future. His sanity. His life.
Because Cat is no longer a bodyguard . . .
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Joan D. Vinge has won two Hugo Awards, one for her novel The Snow Queen. Author of ten novels and a number of film adaptations, her books have been bestsellers here and abroad. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin.From Publishers Weekly:
When murder attempts are made on a corporate dynasty of old Earth, the wealthy taMings send offplanet for help. Their shanghaied bodyguard is Cat, a half-human, half-alien telepath whose psychic powers were blocked when he used them to kill in self-defense. Given a temporary cure so that he can protect idealistic Assembly member Lady Elnear taMing, Cat discovers secrets that endanger his own life. The stuff of yesterday's headlines, these include revelations that scion Daric taMing is a drug dealer and holier-than-thou evangelist Sojourner Stryger a closet sadist. Vinge again displays her talent for weaving a complex web of relationshipspersonal, political and socialbut the mass of detail slows this romantic melodrama to a crawl rather than giving life to its bland characters.
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Book Description Warner Books, NY, 1988. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. This is a New and Unread copy of the first edition (1st printing). Seller Inventory # 043793
Book Description Warner Books, 1988. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110446513962