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In a world where the slightest edge can mean the difference between success and failure, Leisha Camden is beautiful, extraordinarily intelligent ... and one of an ever-growing number of human beings who have been genetically modified to never require sleep.

Once considered interesting anomalies, now Leisha and the other "Sleepless" are outcasts — victims of blind hatred, political repression, and shocking mob violence meant to drive them from human society ... and, ultimately, from Earth itself.

But Leisha Camden has chosen to remain behind in a world that envies and fears her "gift" — a world marked for destruction in a devastating conspiracy of freedom ... and revenge.

About the Author

DAVID BRIN has written or contributed to a dozen works of fiction and science fiction, has a Ph.D in astrophysics, and has been a professor and a NASA consultant.NANCY KRESS is the author of fourteen books of fantasy and science fiction, including both novels and short-story collections.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060733483
Author:
Kress, Nancy
Publisher:
Harper Voyager
Author:
by Nancy Kress
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Genetic engineering
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20041123
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
7.38x5.22x.99 in. .73 lbs.

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