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Publisher Comments:

Brain Plague is the new hard SF novel by Joan Slonczewski, set in the same future universe as her award-winning A Door into Ocean and The Children Star (a New York Times Notable Book). An intelligent microbe race that can live symbiotically in other intelligent beings is colonizing the human race throughout the civilized universe. And each colony of microbes has its own personality, good or bad. In some people, carriers, they are brain enhancers, and in others a fatal brain plague, a living addiction. This is the story of one woman's psychological and moral struggle to adjust to having an ambitious colony of microbes living permanently in her own head. This novel is one of the most powerful and involving SF novels of the year.

Synopsis:

An intelligent microbe race that can live symbiotically in other intelligent beings is colonizing the human race throughout the civilized universe. This new novel in the famous Elysium cycle is the story of one woman's psychological and moral struggle to adjust to having an ambitious colony of microbes living permanently in her own head.

About the Author

Joan Slonczewski lives in Gambier, Ohio and teaches biology at Kenyon College.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312867188
Author:
Slonczewski, Joan
Publisher:
Tor Science Fiction
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Brain
Subject:
Microorganisms
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Science Fiction/Genetic Engineering
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
14
Publication Date:
20010315
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.1875 in 0.456 lb

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"Synopsis" by , An intelligent microbe race that can live symbiotically in other intelligent beings is colonizing the human race throughout the civilized universe. This new novel in the famous Elysium cycle is the story of one woman's psychological and moral struggle to adjust to having an ambitious colony of microbes living permanently in her own head.
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