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Love and Genetic Weaponry: The Beginner's Guide: A Novel

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Love and Genetic Weaponry follows Ray O’Brien, a high school drama teacher, as he becomes involved with a one-woman activist organization, Lottie Weiss, and her quest to free a young revolutionary imprisoned for bombing a genetics laboratory. What's the real truth behind the lab’s shady dealings?

Lee Patton is a playwright and the author of the novel Nothing Gold Can Stay (
Paperback, 256 pages
Published May 1st 2009 by Alyson Books
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Apr 24, 2012 Kristen rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mystery, contemporary
Love and Genetic Weaponry (the Beginner's Guide) lives up to its off-beat title: it's laugh-out-loud, suspenseful, full-bore ride through the contemporary, ruined, still-beautiful Rocky Mountain West along with its sweet, wide-eyed protagonist, Ray O'Brien.

Ray's a twenty-something drama teacher who is frequently distracted by seduction - ex-lovers, bad guys, good guys - none of whom are immune to Ray's naïve charms (nor is he exactly stand-offish to their offers...)

Mostly, though, Ray is trying
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After growing up in an immigrant-lumbering-fishing town on California's Mendocino coast, and after college in Sacramento and San Francisco, I headed to Colorado to teach high school and work on my M.A. in Denver University's Writing Program. I still enjoy Denver's mellow city life, exploring the Rocky Mountains and the redrock canyons of western Colorado and southern Utah.

In the late 80's I joine
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