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Maximum Light - Nancy Kress
Maximum Light
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It is only a few decades into the future. Humanity's ability to conceive children has been severely reduced by pollution and disease. Kids are scarce and desirable, adoption is almost impossible. Three people are entangled in a life-threatening web. A teenage girl sees something shocking and... show more
It is only a few decades into the future. Humanity's ability to conceive children has been severely reduced by pollution and disease. Kids are scarce and desirable, adoption is almost impossible. Three people are entangled in a life-threatening web. A teenage girl sees something shocking and illegal, but is disciplined and told she is a liar. She goes to an elderly doctor, the only one who suspects she might be telling the truth. And a man wakes up one morning calmed by a drug that helps edit unpleasant memories -- but with his testicles gone.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780812540376 (0812540379)
Publisher: Tor Science Fiction
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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Nancy Kress is a personal idol of mine. Combining a wonderfully clean, clear writing style with fully realized characters, well-researched science and believable sociopolitical consequences to the new scientific discoveries, her stories are the best science fiction out there. This particular novel i...
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