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Green Eyes In the Amazon

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Set in the steaming, lush world of the Amazon jungle, we have a thrilling tale of Julia, the first of a new species, and see the ethical dilemmas of her parents as they struggle to keep her alive. ...more
Paperback, 334 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by Minted Prose LLC (first published January 1st 2009)
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Elise Cohen
"I wanted to like this book. I really wanted it to redeem Greg Bear's so-so ""Darwin's Radio,"" and even Heinlein's ""Stranger in a Strange Land."" It's possible that with a better editor and a lot more work, P.J. Fischer could have come up with a wonderful, readable novel about the future of mankind. Unfortunately, what is published reads more like an outline. Characters are two dimensional (the absorbed mother, the distracted scientist, the scatterbrained sidekick, the unyielding philosopher, ...more
Nov 24, 2009 Laurie rated it really liked it
I found this book a bit confusing at times- it’s a sequel to Fischer’s “Julia and the Dream Maker”. But while I never quite figured out *how* the situation that the book opens with came about, the author fills the reader in enough that one never feels completely lost.

Set in the not too distant future, most religions have banded together against technology. Dr. Steven Sumpter has used technology to do something that they consider abominable: created a fetus that is partly human.. and partly some
Oct 26, 2012 Brianne rated it really liked it
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An original story. A little confusing in the beginning it takes a bit of flapping to get off the ground. Lots of vague hints talking about a huge event that happened prior to the beginning. You don't see what I believe to be is the main character until the forth or fifth chapter. But I enjoyed it. It talks about a battle of wits and beliefs, and puts an original spin on the ethics of man.

What happens when you can make life from math?

The only turn off I can see is the fact that I'm not quite su
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Sep 07, 2009 Lissi Lu marked it as to-read
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This will be an interesting read! Won this book with First Reads :)
Jul 10, 2013 Beatrice rated it it was ok
Not a book that I could get into. I tryed for so long to finish.
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P. J. Fischer grew up in Salem, Oregon, and holds a B.S. degree from Oregon State University and a doctorate from the University of Oregon. Fischer's fascination with science's potential is evident in his novels, Julia and the Dream Maker and Green Eyes in the Amazon, in which he explores its inevitable impact on our lives.
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