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The Song of the Earth: A Novel



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Author
Nissenson, Hugh
Descriptors
Art Appreciation
Artists
Biotechnology
Genetic Experimentation
Homosexuality
Murder
Relationships
Science Fiction
Location/Setting:
New York (City)
Time Period:
21st Century
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Summary
A biography of John Firth Baker, the first genetically engineered visual artist, who was murdered at the age of 19 and now has become a cult figure after his death. The biography is based on journal writings, e-mails, newspaper articles, and interviews from his friends and family members.
Critique
A thought-provoking read about the dangers of evolution and advancing technologies. An original and inventive story. The author has also included his own artwork to illustrate the artist's life. Recommend.
ISBN
1565122984
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# of Pages
244
Published
2001
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Reviewer's Initials: DZ


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