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Science fiction adventure from the creator of the New York Times bestselling Xanth series. An alien occupies the body of a boy during the time of the Babylonian Empire and guides him to a strange and fantastic destiny. But both the boy and the alien must beware, for other aliens have arrived on Earth - and may have plans of their own...
Paperback, 320 pages
Published February 15th 1993 by Tor Books (first published 1979)
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Feb 01, 2011 John rated it liked it
Grade C-. GoodReads book record lists co-author Frances Hall, but doesn't list in shelf author column, nor does this book turn up for him in personal shelf search.
Dave Peticolas

The book's title actually has some accent marks over the "T" and the last "R". Really. No memory of this at all.

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first time I heard of cunei form writing
Pretty weird.
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