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New English Library, 1983 - Cloning - 428 pages
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Friday is a secret courier, engineered from the finest genes and employed by a man known to her only as "Boss." Operating from and over a near-future Earth, where chaotic ferocity is the unhappy norm, she finds herself on assignments at Boss's seemingly whimsical behest. From New Zealand to Canada, from one to another of the new states of America's disunion, she finds ways to achieve her mission as she falls from one calamity and scrape to another. But when the Boss finally dies, she finds that the stakes in the game have escalated.

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User Review  - bobholt - LibraryThing

All of the things that make vintage Heinlein cringe-worthy without the benefit-of-doubt of having been written in the fifties. Kind of a fun story, but gets tedious at times, and needs a deus ex machina or two to rescue the main character. Read full review

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User Review  - gypsysmom - LibraryThing

I read this book a long time ago so I don't remember too much about it. From the inside cover: Friday is her name...She is as thoroughly resourceful as she is strikingly beautiful. She is one of the ... Read full review

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About the author (1983)

Robert A. Heinlein was the grand master of science fiction in the twentieth century. Over the course of his long career he won numerous awards and many of his novels have cemented their place in history as science fiction classics, including STARSHIP TROOPERS, THE MOON IS A HARSH MISTRESS, and the beloved STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND.

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