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Author Linden, Eugene, author.

Title Deep past / Eugene Linden.

Publication Info. New York : RosettaBooks, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    LINDEN,EUG    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 330 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
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volume nc rdacarrier
Summary If nature could invent intelligence of our scale in a blink of geologic time, who's to say it hasn't been done before... A routine dig in Kazakhstan takes a radical turn for thirty-two-year-old anthropologist Claire Knowland when a stranger turns up at the site with a bizarre find from a remote section of the desolate Kazakh Steppe. Her initial skepticism of this mysterious discovery gives way to a realization that the find will shake the very foundations of our understanding of evolution and intelligence. Corrupt politics of Kazakhstan force Claire to take reckless chances with the discovery. Among the allies she gathers in her fight to save herself and bring the discovery to light is Sergei Anachev, a brilliant but enigmatic Russian geologist who becomes her unlikely protector even as he deals with his own unknown crisis. Ultimately, Claire finds herself fighting not just for the discovery and her academic reputation, but for her very life as great power conflict engulfs the unstable region and an unscrupulous oligarch attempts to take advantage of the chaos.
Subject Anthropologists -- Fiction.
Geologists -- Fiction.
Evolution -- Fiction.
Political violence -- Fiction.
Kazakhstan -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Thrillers (Fiction)
ISBN 9781948122375 (hardback) $25.99
1948122375 (hardback) $25.99

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