The Resource Ghost species, James Bradley

Ghost species, James Bradley

Label
Ghost species
Title
Ghost species
Statement of responsibility
James Bradley
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When scientist Kate Larkin joins a secretive project to re-engineer the climate by resurrecting extinct species she becomes enmeshed in another, even more clandestine program to recreate our long-lost relatives, the Neanderthals. But when the first of the children, a girl called Eve, is born, Kate cannot bear the thought her growing up in a laboratory, and so elects to abduct her, and raise her alone. Set against the backdrop of hastening climate catastrophe, Ghost Species is an exquisitely beautiful and deeply affecting exploration of connection and loss in an age of planetary trauma. For as Eve grows to adulthood she and Kate must face the question of who and what she is. Is she natural or artificial? Human or non-human? And perhaps most importantly, as civilisation unravels around them, is Eve the ghost species, or are we?
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10872908
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bradley, James
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australian fiction
  • Bioengineering
  • Neanderthals
  • Women scientists
  • Genetic engineering
  • Neanderthal children
  • Climatic extremes
  • Environmental degradation
  • Human-Neanderthal encounters
Label
Ghost species, James Bradley
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9781926428666
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Ghost species, James Bradley
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9781926428666
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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