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There is a 50 percent chance that geneticist Pierre Tardivel is carrying the gene for Huntington's Disease, a fatal disorder. That knowledge drives Pierre in his work on the Human Genome Project, an attempt by scientists to map human genes. But a strange set of circumstances--including a knife attack, the in vitro fertilization of his wife, and an insurance company plot to use DNA samples to weed out clients predisposed to early deaths--draw Tardivel into a story that will ultimately involve the hunt for a Nazi death camp doctor.Frameshiftshows why theNew York Timescalls Robert J. Sawyer "a writer of boundless confidence."--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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ISBN-10:  0812571088
ISBN-13:  978-0812571080
Author:  Robert J. Sawyer
Genre:  Science Fiction & Fantasy
Publisher:  Tor Science Fiction
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review by . September 02, 2006
I thoroughly enjoyed this book which examines some important moral and scientific issues. I liked Pierre and Molly and found the information on DNA fascinating. But I think the author went off in too many directions, with the Nazi stuff (incorporating true events involving the false accusations against John Demjanjuk), the crazy old guy studying Neanderthal DNA, the findings on DNA frameshifting, and the greedy insurance company with its murderous founder and rapacious stockholders.    Unlike …
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