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The Experiment

Darnton, John

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ISBN 10: 0525945172 / ISBN 13: 9780525945178
Published by Dutton, 1999
Condition: As New Hardcover
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An interesting science thriller. This is a great copy except for a bit of roughness to the top edge of the jacket. Size: 6x9. Bookseller Inventory # 001313

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Title: The Experiment

Publisher: Dutton

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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Strange happenings in New York, including the discovery of a corpse with its fingerprints burned off, combine with the unexplained disappearances of people from a Southeastern island to give hints of a deadly secret scientific experiment. By the author of Neanderthal. 175,000 first printing.

Review:

The phrase separated at birth takes on a terrifying new meaning in this riveting medical thriller from the author of Neanderthal. When tabloid journalist Jude Harley and a distraught young man known only as Skyler meet on the streets of New York City, they could be identical twins--except that Skyler is a few years younger and fitter than the 30-year-old Jude. And when Skyler sees that Jude's girlfriend, Dr. Elizabeth "Tizzie" Tierney, is a dead ringer for Julia, his own lost love, he--and we--know that something very spooky is going on. It turns out to be a case of "send in the clones": they were all part of a bizarre experiment when they were kids, and now they're up to their doppelgangers in a deadly confrontation with scientists and politicians who want to keep the whole thing quiet.

John Darnton knows how to make science accessible--he masterfully describes the intricate details of DNA and fertilized egg-splitting. He also knows how to keep the action moving at warp speed--racing from the tiny island off the Georgia coast where Skyler and his fellow clones were raised to the streets of New York and Washington, D.C., where seeing double can be terminal. --Dick Adler

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