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The ice orphan / Kathleen O'Neal Gear.


"It's been 925 summers since the Jemen introduced zyme, a bioluminescent algae, into the world's ocean and unwittingly triggered an Ice Age that has consumed most of the planet. All but a handful of Jemen flew to the stars, but before they left, they recreated several extinct species that had thrived in the last Ice Age. After almost a thousand summers, the archaic hominins that struggle along the edges of massive glaciers are dwindling. All they have to save them is a dying quantum computer called Quancee and her student, a Denisovan man named Lynx. When the last Jemen, Vice Admiral Jorgenson, tells Lynx he's going to dismantle Quancee and use her parts to create a new computer, Lynx is stunned. He can't let Jorgenson kill Quancee! Meanwhile, in the lodges of the Sealion People, a sick boy on the verge of manhood hears voices. One is an old woman who sings to him. When Jawbone goes on his first quest to find a spirit helper, the old woman finds him"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780756415884
  • ISBN: 0756415888
  • Physical Description: 294 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : DAW Books, [2022]
Subject: Prehistoric peoples > Fiction.
Survival > Fiction.
Genre: Science fiction.
Apocalyptic fiction.
Climate fiction.

Available copies

  • 3 of 7 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.


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Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library F GEAR (Text) 39493110067883 Adult New Fiction Available -
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