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Copernick's Rebellion

3.95  ·  Rating Details ·  123 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Heinrich Copernick and Martin Guibedo came to the States as penniless refugees after World War II. By 1999 they had made huge fortunes in the field of medical instrumentation. But Heiny and his Uncle Martin weren't just filthy rich, they were also the world's best gene engineers. And their latest inventions could free Humanity from want and oppressive governments forever. ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 202 pages
Published March 12th 1987 by Del Rey (first published 1987)
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Melissa McCauley
In 1940, thirty year-old Martin Guibedo escaped Germany with his only surviving family member, his crippled five year-old nephew Heinrich Copernick. Both men became masters of genetic engineering, Martin specializing in plants, and his nephew Heinrich in animal life forms.

Martin designs and freely distributes his proud creation to save the human race, tree houses. These houses are literally trees, genetically modified to have rooms, beds, chairs, cupboards that grow food, and of course, composti
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Wilson E. Stevens Sr.
When this first came out in 1987, I read it, and thought it was rather over the top with the DMA modifications, as well as making custom animals, and plants. Now in 2014 after reading it again, scientific progress has been made that now allows us to at least consider some of the future things told in this science fiction book, as a possible far future. I don't think we will ever be able to go as far as Leo Frankowski thinks or talks about in his book, but it is nice to realize that the future is ...more
Ron Lewis
Jul 04, 2012 Ron Lewis rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This is Leo's first novel and a precursor to Conrad Stargard. In this novel, he creates much of the technology hinted at in the Conrad novels and more explicitly in the pre-equal Conrad's Time Machine.
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Jun 09, 2007 David rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This novel is a lark, but also explores the idea of bioengineered creations and how they might affect society. Short and readable.
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