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Jennie

(1994)
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When Professor Hugo Archibald finds an orphaned baby chimp in Africa, it seems like the most normal thing in the world for him to bring the brave little toddler home to Boston to live with his wife and two small children. Jennie quickly assimilates into mid-sixties suburban life, indulging in the rambunctious fun one would expect from a typical American kid of her generation: riding breakneck on her own tricycle, playing with Booger the kitten and a Barbie doll, fighting with her siblings over use of the TV, and - as a teenager - learning to drink, smoke pot, and curse just like her human peers. Attaining an impressive command of American Sign Language, Jennie absorbs a warped vision of heaven from a neighborhood minister, experiences first-hand the bureaucracies of the American health-care system, and even has her own fifteen minutes of fame. Jennie's story - hilarious, poignant, and ultimately tragic - introduces to American literature one of the most endearing animal heroines in modern fiction.

Genre: Thriller

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Used availability for Douglas J Preston's Jennie

Hardback Editions

October 1994 : USA Hardback
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Title: Jennie
Author(s): Douglas J Preston
ISBN: 0-312-11294-7 / 978-0-312-11294-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: St Martins Pr
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Paperback Editions

September 2000 : USA Paperback
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Title: Jennie
Author(s): Douglas Preston
ISBN: 0-7653-1561-0 / 978-0-7653-1561-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Forge Books
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December 1997 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Jennie
Author(s): Douglas Preston
ISBN: 0-8125-6533-9 / 978-0-8125-6533-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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December 1997 : USA Paperback

Title: Jennie
Author(s): Douglas J Preston
ISBN: 0-606-13535-9 / 978-0-606-13535-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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February 1996 : UK Paperback
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Title: Jennie
Author(s): Douglas Preston
ISBN: 0-14-024472-7 / 978-0-14-024472-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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January 1995 : UK Paperback
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Title: Jennie
Author(s): Douglas Preston
ISBN: 0-233-98918-8 / 978-0-233-98918-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Andre Deutsch Ltd
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Audio Editions

August 2011 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Jennie
Author(s): Douglas Preston
ISBN: 1-4558-3881-0 / 978-1-4558-3881-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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February 2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Jennie
Author(s): Douglas Preston
ISBN: 1-4418-7796-7 / 978-1-4418-7796-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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February 2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Jennie
Author(s): Douglas Preston
ISBN: 1-4418-7797-5 / 978-1-4418-7797-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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February 2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Jennie
Author(s): Douglas Preston
ISBN: 1-4418-7798-3 / 978-1-4418-7798-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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May 2009 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Jennie
Author(s): Douglas Preston
ISBN: 1-4233-8630-2 / 978-1-4233-8630-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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July 2009 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Jennie
Author(s): Douglas Preston, Dale Hull
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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July 2009 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Jennie
Author(s): Douglas Preston, Dale Hull
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


July 2009 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Jennie
Author(s): Douglas Preston, Dale Hull
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


July 2009 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Jennie
Author(s): Douglas Preston, Dale Hull
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


May 2009 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Jennie
Author(s): Douglas Preston
ISBN: 1-4233-8631-0 / 978-1-4233-8631-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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October 1994 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Jennie
Author(s): Douglas Preston
ISBN: 1-56100-210-0 / 978-1-56100-210-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Unabridged Library Edition
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October 1994 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Jennie
Author(s): Douglas Preston
ISBN: 1-56100-382-4 / 978-1-56100-382-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nova Audio Books
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October 1994 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: Jennie
Author(s): Douglas Preston
ISBN: 1-56100-585-1 / 978-1-56100-585-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bookcassette
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Kindle Editions

April 2007 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Jennie
Author(s): Douglas Preston
Publisher: Forge Books
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