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Raising Abel: A Novel - SIGNED 1st

Gear, W. Michael;Gear, Kathleen O'Neal

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ISBN 10: 0446526150 / ISBN 13: 9780446526159
Published by Warner Books Inc, New York, NY, 2002
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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MYSTERIES-This regular size hard cover is signed by BOTH AUTHORS and is FINE in a FINE DJ. black w/yellow & white lettering 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # Jan25-14ajc1

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Title: Raising Abel: A Novel - SIGNED 1st

Publisher: Warner Books Inc, New York, NY

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Authors

Edition: First Edition

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When her brother is murdered, Veronica Tremain tries to uncover who is killing genetics professors and encounters three more would-be victims in her brother's co-worker Bryce Johnson, research assistant Rebecca Armely, and Rebecca's young son.

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The veteran authors of a highly popular Native American historical fiction series (People of the Wolf; People of the Fire; etc.) offer a futuristic tale with a provocative spin on the human cloning theme. Anthropologist Scott Ferris has secretly cloned embryos from glacier-frozen prehistoric cells and implanted the embryos in host mothers: now he has four-year-olds with superior traits that debunk the "dumb Neanderthal" myth. He aims to derail creationists by revealing these living links to the human evolutionary chain, but is gruesomely murdered before he can do so. Meanwhile, a bitter ex-mistress of politically connected TV evangelist Billy Barnes Brown tells the FBI that she found a death list with Ferris on it, but she meets a fiery death before she can cut a deal with the Feds. When Scott's sister, Veronica, goes to a remote ski lodge looking for a hidden letter from Scott, she finds the lodge occupied by Rebecca Armely and her son, Abel, one of the Neanderthal children, but she can't find the letter. Scott's friend Bryce turns up to help with the search, and the fundamentalist hit team soon sends all of them on the run. The Gears lay credible anthropological and biochemical groundwork for this flight of fancy, and the nail-biting resolution is first-rate.
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