Darwin's Radio ~~ Greg Bear


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Darwin's Radio by Greg Bear
Ancient diseases encoded in the DNA of humans wait like sleeping dragons to wake and infect again--or so molecular biologist Kaye Lang believes. And now it looks as if her controversial theory is in fact chilling reality. For Christopher Dicken, a "virus hunter" at the Epidemic Intelligence Service, has pursued an elusive flu-like disease that strikes down expectant mothers and their offspring. Then a major discovery high in the Alps--the preserved bodies of a prehistoric family--reveals a shocking link: Something that has slept in our genes for millions of years is waking up.

Now, as the outbreak of this terrifying disease threatens to become a deadly epidemic, Dicken and Lang must race against time to assemble the pieces of a puzzle only they are equipped to solve--an evolutionary puzzle that will determine the future of the human race ... if a future exists at all.
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  • Published:
    Aug-1999 (Hardcover)
    Jul-2000 (Paperback)
  • Formats:
    Print / eBook / Audio
  • Pages:
    544
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