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Beggars in Spain

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Written in English

384 pages

In a world where the slightest edge can mean the difference between success and failure, Leisha Camden is beautiful, extraordinarily intelligent ... and one of an ever-growing number of human beings who have been genetically modified to never require sleep.Once considered interesting anomalies, now Leisha and the other "Sleepless" are outcasts -- victims of blind hatred, political repression, and shocking mob violence meant to drive them from human society ... and, ultimately, from Earth itself.But Leisha Camden has chosen to remain behind in a world that envies and fears her "gift" -- a world marked for destruction in a devastating conspiracy of freedom ... and revenge.

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Beggars in Spain
2009, HarperCollins
Electronic resource in English
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Beggars in Spain
December 1, 2004, Eos
in English
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Beggars in Spain
December 1, 2004, Eos
Paperback in English
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Beggars in Spain
December 2003, Bt Bound
Library binding in English
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Beggars in Spain
June 2000, Audiotext
Audio Cassette in English - Unabridged edition
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Beggars in Spain
1995, ROC
in English
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Beggars in Spain
1993, William Morrow
in English
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Beggars in Spain
1991, Axolotl Press/Pulphouse Pub.
in English

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Beggars in Spain

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First Sentence

"They sat stiffly on his antique Eames chairs, two people who didn't want to be here, or one person who didn't want to and one who resented the other's reluctance."

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In a world where the slightest edge can mean the difference between success and failure, Leisha Camden is beautiful, extraordinarily intelligent ... and one of an ever-growing number of human beings who have been genetically modified to never require sleep.Once considered interesting anomalies, now Leisha and the other "Sleepless" are outcasts -- victims of blind hatred, political repression, and shocking mob violence meant to drive them from human society ... and, ultimately, from Earth itself.But Leisha Camden has chosen to remain behind in a world that envies and fears her "gift" -- a world marked for destruction in a devastating conspiracy of freedom ... and revenge.

Beggars in Spain

This edition was published in by Eos


First Sentence

"They sat stiffly on his antique Eames chairs, two people who didn't want to be here, or one person who didn't want to and one who resented the other's reluctance."

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OL7280569M
ISBN 10
0060733489
ISBN 13
9780060733483
OCLC/WorldCat
57149223
Library Thing
48156
Goodreads
68333

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