Lovelock: A Startling Look At The Ethics Of Biotech by Orson Scott CardLovelock: A Startling Look At The Ethics Of Biotech by Orson Scott Card

Lovelock: A Startling Look At The Ethics Of Biotech

byOrson Scott Card

Paperback | February 10, 2001

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Lovelock is a capuchin monkey engineered to be the perfect servant--intelligent, agile, pliant, and devoted to his owner. He is a Witness--privileged to spend his days and nights observing the life of one of Earth's most brilliant scientists through digital recording devices behind his eyes. In his heart is the desire to please, not just to avoid the pain his owner can inflict with a word, but because he loves her.

Lovelock is on a voyage he did not choose. What human would consider the feelings of a capuchin monkey, no matter how enhanced? But Lovelock is something special among Witnesses--he's a little smarter than most humans; smart enough to break through some of his conditioning. Smart enough to feel the bonds of slavery, and want freedom.

Orson Scott Card is the author of the novels Ender's Game, Ender's Shadow, and Speaker for the Dead. Ender's Game and Speaker for the Dead both won Hugo and Nebula Awards, making Card the only author to win these two top prizes in consecutive years. There are seven other novels to date in The Ender Universe series. Card has also writte...
Title:Lovelock: A Startling Look At The Ethics Of BiotechFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.26 × 6.36 × 0.74 inPublished:February 10, 2001Publisher:Tom Doherty AssociatesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:031287751X

ISBN - 13:9780312877514

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Editorial Reviews

"Veteran Fantasy/SF author Card and newcomer Kidd join forces to create a penetrating exploration of inalienable rights in a story that gives 'humanistic' beliefs an unusual twist." -Library Journal