CHIMERA. New York: Tor, . Octavo, boards. First edition. A hard-boiled SF mystery novel set in the dark near future of artificial intelligence, genetic engineering and cloning where human and animal genes can be melded to create chimeras, humans for all practical purposes, but not granted the rights of humans. Zoe Domingo, a jaguar-woman, hires an Los Angeles detective to find out who killed her mentor, the abolitionist who freed her from slavery. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#146638).
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