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Beggars and Choosers

The Beggars Trilogy: Book #2
By Nancy Kress, Gabrielle de Cuir & Skyboat Road Company
Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki, Cassandra Campbell, Mirron Willis & Kirsten Potter / 12 hours 8 minutes

In Beggars and Choosers, Kress returns to the same future world created in her earlier work, an America strangely altered by genetic modifications. Millions of ordinary people are supported by the efforts of the handsome and intellectually superior genetically modified humans, who are in turn running scared in the face of the astonishing, nearly superhuman powers of the Sleepless, who have their own agenda for humanity. The Sleepless, radically altered humans, have withdrawn from the rest of the race to an island retreat, from which they periodically release dazzling scientific advances. Most of the world is on the verge of collapse, overburdened by a population of jobless drones and racked by the results of irresponsible genetic research and nanotechnology. Will the world be saved? And for whom? Beggars and Choosers is a rich, morally complex novel of a future world eerily like our own tomorrow. It is a major work of hard science fiction.

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Narrator Kirsten Potter, Cassandra Campbell, Stefan Rudnicki & Mirron Willis
ISBN 9781483058016
Length 12 hours 8 minutes
Language English
Publisher Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication Date
Edition Unabridged
Libro.fm Rank #111,348 Overall
Genre Rank #42,268 in Fiction & Literature
 

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