Heath, Jack. The Lab.

Author:Rohrlick, Paula
Position:Young adult review - Brief article - Book review

HEATH, Jack. The Lab. Scholastic. 352p. c2008. 978-0-545-06860-4. $17.99. JS

In a dystopian City controlled by a greedy corporation called ChaoSonic, a vigilante group known as the Deck that tries to fight the powers that be has a secret weapon: Agent Six of Hearts. He's their most effective operative, though he's only 16 years old. But Agent Six has a secret of his own--his seemingly superhuman feats are a result of being more than human. He is "a piece of biological weaponry," the result of a genetic experiment done by the Lab, a division of ChaoSonic. In his most dangerous mission to date, Agent Six is sent to break into the Lab's headquarters, to make sure clones of himself aren't created and sold as assassins to the highest bidder. But will he be too late?

A 21-year-old Australian author wrote this breathless thriller, and to judge from the ending...

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