By George Turner
David likelihood, the unknowing offspring of a long-forgotten scan that produced genetically engineered baby geniuses, learns bad secrets and techniques approximately his personal belief and discovers the frightening path that human historical past is taking. Reprint. AB. NYT.
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Brain Child by George Turner