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Hera, or Empathy free pdf "Hera, or Empathy" is the first book of the "Herasaga", a three book-cycle about the lives of twelve sisters who are genetically engineered to have increased cognitive abilities. As teenagers, the sisters are forced to flee for their lives from the remote Indonesian village where they were born. Growing in maturity and independence through the experience, Hera, the eldest and acknowledged leader of the sisters, challenges her father's right to have engineered his children, basing her argument on the Biblical story of creation. Until one day she discovers that the sisters' genes contain modifications that their father never intended...A dialogue in the Socratic tradition, a tribute to Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein", "Hera, or Empathy" will enchant fans of science fiction and science research alike.

About William Leiss

William Leiss is a visiting scientist at the McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, University of Ottawa, and professor emeritus, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University. He is the author or co-author of ten books, including Mad Cows and Mother's Milk and In the Chamber of Risks.

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Author : William Leiss
Publisher : University of Ottawa Press
Data Published : 03 April 2012
ISBN : 0776619977
EAN : 9780776619972
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 624 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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