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Humans

(2003)
(The second book in the Neanderthal Parallax series)
A novel by

 
Awards
Hugo Best Novel (nominee)
Robert J. Sawyer, the award-winning and bestselling writer, hits the peak of his powers in Humans, the second book of The Neanderthal Parallax, his trilogy about our world and parallel one in which it was the Homo sapiens who died out and the Neanderthals who became the dominant intelligent species. This powerful idea allows Sawyer to examine some of the deeply rooted assumptions of contemporary human civilization dramatically, by confronting us with another civilization, just as morally valid, that has made other choices. In Humans, Neanderthal physicist Ponter Boddit, a character you will never forget, returns to our world and to his relationship with geneticist Mary Vaughan, as cultural exchanges between the two Earths begin.

As we see daily life in another present-day world, radically different from ours, in the course of Sawyer's fast-moving story, we experience the bursts of wonder and enlightenment that are the finest pleasures of science fiction. Humans is one of the best SF novels of the year, and The Neanderthal Parallax is an SF classic in the making. one map and one family tree

Genre: Science Fiction
 
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Hardback Editions

June 2008 : USA Library Binding
thumbTitle: Humans (Neanderthal Parallax Series)
Author(s): Robert J Sawyer
ISBN: 1-4352-9836-5 / 978-1-4352-9836-1 (USA edition)
Publisher:
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February 2003 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Humans (The Neanderthal Parallax, Book 2)
Author(s): Robert J Sawyer
ISBN: 0-312-87691-2 / 978-0-312-87691-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Paperback Editions

July 2010 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Humans: Volume Two of the Neanderthal Parallax
Author(s): Robert J Sawyer
ISBN: 0-7653-2633-7 / 978-0-7653-2633-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

September 2003 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: Humans: Volume Two of the Neanderthal Parallax
Author(s): Robert J Sawyer
ISBN: 0-7653-4675-3 / 978-0-7653-4675-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

September 2015 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: Humans: Volume Two of The Neanderthal Parallax
Author(s): Robert J Sawyer
ISBN: 1-5012-9886-0 / 978-1-5012-9886-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

December 2011 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Humans: Volume Two of The Neanderthal Parallax
Author(s): Robert J Sawyer
ISBN: 1-4558-5732-7 / 978-1-4558-5732-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

December 2011 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Humans: Volume Two of The Neanderthal Parallax
Author(s): Robert J Sawyer
ISBN: 1-4558-5826-9 / 978-1-4558-5826-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

December 2011 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: Humans: Volume Two of The Neanderthal Parallax
Author(s): Robert J Sawyer
ISBN: 1-4558-5920-6 / 978-1-4558-5920-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

December 2011 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: Humans: Volume Two of The Neanderthal Parallax
Author(s): Robert J Sawyer
ISBN: 1-4558-6014-X / 978-1-4558-6014-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 2008 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Humans: The Neanderthal Parallax, Book 2
Author(s): Robert J Sawyer
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   

April 2008 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: Humans: The Neanderthal Parallax, Book 2
Author(s): Robert J Sawyer
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

July 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Humans: Volume Two of the Neanderthal Parallax
Author(s): Robert J Sawyer
Publisher: Tor Books
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