Beggars in Spain (Paperback)

By Nancy Kress

Harper Voyager, 9780060733483, 416pp.

Publication Date: November 23, 2004

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (2/22/2009)
Mass Market (3/1/1994)
Compact Disc (8/1/2011)
Paperback (10/15/2011)
Hardcover (4/23/1993)
MP3 CD (8/1/2011)
Compact Disc (2/1/2013)

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In a world where the slightest edge can mean the difference between success and failure, Leisha Camden is beautiful, extraordinarily intelligent ... and one of an ever-growing number of human beings who have been genetically modified to never require sleep.

Once considered interesting anomalies, now Leisha and the other "Sleepless" are outcasts -- victims of blind hatred, political repression, and shocking mob violence meant to drive them from human society ... and, ultimately, from Earth itself.

But Leisha Camden has chosen to remain behind in a world that envies and fears her "gift" -- a world marked for destruction in a devastating conspiracy of freedom ... and revenge.

About the Author

DAVID BRIN has written or contributed to a dozen works of fiction and science fiction, has a Ph.D in astrophysics, and has been a professor and a NASA consultant.NANCY KRESS is the author of fourteen books of fantasy and science fiction, including both novels and short-story collections.