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Ancestor [electronic resource] : A Novel. Scott Sigler.

Sigler, Scott. (Author). Sigler, Scott. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307705464 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (12 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2010.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Scott Sigler.
Summary, etc.: "The ancestors are out have to believe me."From acclaimed author Scott Sigler--New York Times bestselling creator of Infected and Contagious--comes a tale of genetic experimentation's worst nightmare come true. Every five minutes, a transplant candidate dies while waiting for a heart, a liver, a kidney. Imagine a technology that could provide those life-saving transplant organs for a nominal fee ... and imagine what a company would do to get a monopoly on that technology. On a remote island in the Canadian Arctic, PJ Colding leads a group of geneticists who have discovered this holy grail of medicine. By reverse-engineering the genomes of thousands of mammals, Colding's team has dialed back the evolutionary clock to re-create humankind's common ancestor. The method? Illegal. The result? A computer-engineered living creature, an animal whose organs can be implanted in any person, and with no chance of transplant...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 432546 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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