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Killer T / Robert Muchamore.

By: Muchamore, Robert, 1972- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Hot Key Books, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 460 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781471407505.Subject(s): Teenagers -- Teen fiction | Terrorism -- Prevention -- Teen fiction | Viruses -- Teen fiction | Friendship -- Teen fiction | Genetic engineering -- Teen FictionGenre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction). | Science fiction. | Young adult fiction. | Dystopian fiction.DDC classification: 823.92 Summary: Harry and Charlie are teenagers whose lives are shaped by a society that's shifting around them. He is a lonely Brit in his first term at a Las Vegas high school. She is an unlikely friend, who gets accused of mixing a batch of explosives that blew up a football player. The two of them are drawn together at a time when gene editing technology is starting to explode. With a lab in the garage anyone can beat cancer, enhance their brain to pass exams, or tweak a few genes for that year-round tan and perfect beach body. But in the wrong hands, cheap gene editing is the most deadly weapon in history. Killer T is a synthetic virus with a ninety per-cent mortality rate, and the terrorists who created it want a billion dollars before they'll release a vaccine.
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Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Teen Fiction Hāwera LibraryPlus
Teen
Teen Fiction MUCH (Browse shelf) Available i2181998
Teen Fiction Pātea LibraryPlus
Teen
Teen Fiction MUCH (Browse shelf) Available i2181999
Teen Fiction Processing
Teen
Teen Fiction Available (On Order)
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Our world is about to change in ways we can barely imagine. Killer T is a novel about growing up in that world.

Harry and Charlie are teenagers whose lives are shaped by a society that's shifting around them. He is a lonely Brit in his first term at a Las Vegas high school. She is an unlikely friend, who gets accused of mixing a batch of explosives that blew up a football player. The two of them are drawn together at a time when gene editing technology is starting to explode. With a lab in the garage anyone can beat cancer, enhance their brain to pass exams, or tweak a few genes for that year-round tan and perfect beach body. But in the wrong hands, cheap gene editing is the most deadly weapon in history. Killer T is a synthetic virus with a ninety per-cent mortality rate, and the terrorists who created it want a billion dollars before they'll release a vaccine.

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