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Published June 1st 1988 by St. Martin's Press (first published 1987)
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a very interesting book. not mindbogglingly deep, but a good read.

best part is the main character. who'd have thought i'd get rather fond of a gluttonous, morbidly obese, occasionally sexist doctor whose emotions swing like a chandelier in an earthquake? and yet i gotta say i kept reading the book for him, watching him grow up. (don't get me wrong--he's an adult when the book starts, just a rather juvenile one.)

i can't say i feel compelled to run out and devour the rest of Blumlein's oeuvre, but...more

This novel concerns a doctor who flees from AIDS-ridden San Francisco to practise on the colonized planet of Eridis, ministering to the Domers, a race of genetically engineered slaves. The author's stories have appeared in "Interzone".
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