- ISBN: 9780345526687 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2013.
|Summary, etc.:|| NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY PUBLISHERS WEEKLYNew York Times bestselling author Peter F. Hamilton's riveting new thriller combines the nail-biting suspense of a serial-killer investigation with clear-eyed scientific and social extrapolation to create a future that seems not merely plausible but inevitable. A century from now, thanks to a technology allowing instantaneous travel across light-years, humanity has solved its energy shortages, cleaned up the environment, and created far-flung colony worlds. The keys to this empire belong to the powerful North family--composed of successive generations of clones. Yet these clones are not identical. For one thing, genetic errors have crept in with each generation. For another, the original three clone "brothers" have gone their separate ways, and the branches of the family are now friendly rivals more than allies. Or maybe not so friendly. At least that's what the murder...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Del Rey, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3398 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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