Baker, Kage. The machine's child; a Company novel.

Author:Farmer, Lesley
Position:Young adult review - Brief article - Book review

BAKER, Kage. The machine's child; a Company novel. Tor. 356p. c2006. 978-0-7653-5461-7. $799. SA

The latest in the Company series, The Machine's Child follows the interrelationships of cyborg Alec and his two alter egos: Renaissance Nicholas and Industrial Age Edward. A mix of spirit and physicality, these distinct personalities must learn how to live with each other, particularly since they are virtually immortal. One woman motivates them to work together: botanist Mendoza. All of these men were her lovers at some point, and now they have to rescue her from Operation Research. Her father is also searching for...

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