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Beggars in Spain

(The first book in the Sleepless series)
A novel by

1994 Hugo Award for Best Novel (nominee)
1994 John W. Campbell Memorial Award
1994 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee)
1994 Prometheus Award (nominee)
1993 Nebula Award for Best Novel (nominee)
1992 Locus Award for Best Novella (nominee)

Nancy Kress's landmark genetic engineering story, one of the most critically acclaimed SF novellas of the last decade. A rich financier compels scientists to create for him the perfect daughter--smart, beautiful, and with no need to sleep. Kress masterfully explores the social implications of "Sleepless" people in a novella you will never forget.

Genre: Science Fiction

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