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One Day in the Life of Alexa

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How long do you want to live? Alexa Denisovitch, a refugee from Kosovo during the 1999 war, is just seventeen when she is accepted by GenGineer Laboratories as a Tester for Longeva, a revolutionary additive that may significantly extend her longevity. But becoming a Tester has unintended consequences and Longeva causes devastating unforeseen side effects. Confronting envir ...more
Paperback, 222 pages
Published May 17th 2017 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Deborah Ross
Jun 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
One Day in the Life of Alexa, by Lisa Mason (Bast Books, 2017) incorporates lively prose, past/present time jumps, and the consequences of longevity technology. Kosovo refugee Alexa enrolls in a secret pilot program designed to extend her life span. Her best friend, Marya, is not accepted, but Marya’s infant aka “Little Monster” is. As the decades roll by, Alexa adapts to a life of constant measurement and surveillance. And youth, for she ages only very slowly (and Little Monster takes years to ...more
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