The Resource The curiosity, Stephen Kiernan

The curiosity, Stephen Kiernan

Label
The curiosity
Title
The curiosity
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Kiernan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Dr. Kate Philo and her scientific exploration team make a breathtaking discovery in the Arctic: the body of a man buried deep in the ice. As a scientist in a groundbreaking project run by the egocentric and paranoid Erastus Carthage, Kate has brought small creatures-plankton, krill, shrimp-'back to life.' Never have the team's methods been attempted on a large life form. Heedless of the consequences, Carthage orders that the frozen man be brought back to the lab in Boston, and reanimated. As the man begins to regain his memories, the team learns that he was-is-a judge, Jeremiah Rice, and the last thing he remembers is falling overboard into the Arctic Ocean in 1906. When news of the Lazarus Project and Jeremiah Rice breaks, it ignites a media firestorm and massive protests by religious fundamentalists. Thrown together by circumstances beyond their control, Kate and Jeremiah grow closer. But the clock is ticking and Jeremiah's new life is slipping away. With Carthage planning to exploit Jeremiah while he can, Kate must decide how far she is willing to go to protect the man she has come to love. A gripping, poignant, and thoroughly original thriller, Stephen Kiernan's provocative debut novel raises disturbing questions about the very nature of life and humanity-man as a scientific subject, as a tabloid plaything, as a living being: A curiosity" -- from publisher's web site
Summary
After discovering the body of a man buried deep in the Arctic ice, Dr. Kate Philo and her team, bringing him back to life in their Boston lab, ignite a media firestorm and massive protests of religious fundamentalists, forcing them to decide how far they are willing to go to protect their experiment
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Writing style
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10180349
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Kiernan, Stephen
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Exploitation
  • Curiosities and wonders
  • Women scientists
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Label
The curiosity, Stephen Kiernan
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn813910545
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780062221063
System control number
(OCoLC)813910545
Label
The curiosity, Stephen Kiernan
Publication
Control code
ocn813910545
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780062221063
System control number
(OCoLC)813910545

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