The Resource Theory of bastards, Audrey Schulman

Theory of bastards, Audrey Schulman

Label
Theory of bastards
Title
Theory of bastards
Statement of responsibility
Audrey Schulman
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Language
eng
Summary
"Stage four. Surgery. Recovering." While those are the simple words that once described Dr. Francine Burk's situation, the reality is much more complex. Her new reality is bacon rinds for breakfast and feeling unduly thrilled by her increasing ability to walk across a room without assistance. And it's being offered a placement at a prestigious research institute where she can put to good use her recent award money. With the Foundation's advanced technological resources and a group of fascinating primates, Francine can begin to verify her subversive scientific discovery, which has challenged the foundations of history--her Theory of Bastards. Frankie finds that the bonobos she's studying are as complex as the humans she's working alongside. Their personalities are strong and distinct, and reigning over it all is Mama, the commanding matriarchal leader of the group. Frankie comes to know the bonobos and to further develop her groundbreaking theory with the help of her research partner, a man with a complicated past and perhaps a place in her future. And then something changes everything, and the lines that divide them--between subject and scientist, between colleague and companion--begin to blur
Summary
Beginning further research on a group of extraordinary animals, bonobos, Dr. Francine Burk, whose life is finally on an upswing, must protect her simian research subjects during an extreme dust storm after which she discovers the possibility of a new and better world
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Award
Philip K. Dick Award for Science Fiction, 2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10658618
Cataloging source
BT
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1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schulman, Audrey
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Women scientists
  • Biologists
  • Bonobo
Target audience
adult
Label
Theory of bastards, Audrey Schulman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-403)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
403 pages
Isbn
9781609454371
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Theory of bastards, Audrey Schulman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-403)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
403 pages
Isbn
9781609454371
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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