Next of kin

by Joseph Schreiber

Publisher: Putnam"s Sons in New York

Written in English
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  • Teenage boys,
  • Kidnapping,
  • Fiction
  • About the Edition

    A 14-year-old boy is kidnaped by a 19-year-oldgirl claiming to be his sister. She tells him he is not areal son, but an adopted one and that he has a brother. Bored with suburban existence, the boy finds the wholething a great lark, until reality dawns.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJoseph Schreiber
    LC ClassificationsPS3569.C529325 N49 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination228 p. ;
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24870924M
    ISBN 100399139281
    ISBN 109780399139284
    LC Control Number93031258

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Book Summary Next of Kin steps into the drawing rooms and private clubs of the prewar English aristocracy to offer an unobstructed view of a social elite driven by the conflicting desires to uphold tradition and to acquire vast wealth.

It isand London is abuzz with gossip about the affair between Edward VIII and Mrs. Simpson. Next of Kin is more than a book about the theory and practice of science. It's a love story.

Scientists aren't supposed to have their objectivity ruined by emotional involvement. But Next of Kin shows that the ape experiments that fail are those that forbid human sympathy for their subjects.

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Jane Goodall has written the book's introduction. NEXT OF KIN. What Chimpanzees Have Taught Me About Who We Are.

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