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Vitro (Paperback) (Jessica Khoury)

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A death-defying tropical adventure delivers a frightening message about dabbling with creation from the talented author ofOrigin.On a remote island in the Pacific, Corpus scientists have taken test tube embryos and given them life. These beings—the Vitros—have knowledge and abilities most humans can only dream of. But they also have one enormous flaw.Sophie Crue is determined to get to Skin Island and find her mother, a scientist who left Sophie behind years ago. She enlists hunky charter pilot Jim Julien to take her there. But once on the island, Sophie and Jim encounter more than they bargained for, including a charming, brilliant Vitro named Nicholas and an innocent, newly awoken one named Lux.In a race for their lives, Sophie and Jim are about to discover what happens when science stretches too far beyond its reach.
A death-defying tropical adventure delivers a frightening message about dabbling with creation from the talented author of Origin.

On a remote island in the Pacific, Corpus scientists have taken test tube embryos and given them life. These beings?the Vitros?have knowledge and abilities most humans can only dream of. But they also have one enormous flaw.

Sophie Crue is determined to get to Skin Island and find her mother, a scientist who left Sophie behind years ago. She enlists hunky charter pilot Jim Julien to take her there. But once on the island, Sophie and Jim encounter more than they bargained for, including a charming, brilliant Vitro named Nicholas and an innocent, newly awoken one named Lux.

In a race for their lives, Sophie and Jim are about to discover what happens when science stretches too far beyond its reach.


Number of Pages: 356
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Love + Romance, Action + Adventure / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: Teen
Author: Jessica Khoury
Language: English
Street Date: January 22, 2015
TCIN: 16474370
UPC: 9781595146069
Item Number (DPCI): 247-34-5338
$9.99

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