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The new and improved Romie Futch

Julia Elliott

The new and improved Romie Futch

by Julia Elliott

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Human experimentation in medicine,
  • Taxidermists

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    Down on his luck and still pining for his ex-wife, South Carolina taxidermist Romie Futch spends his evenings drunkenly surfing the Internet before passing out on his couch. In a last-ditch attempt to pay his mortgage, he replies to an ad and becomes a research subject in an experiment conducted by the Center for Cybernetic Neuroscience in Atlanta, Georgia.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJulia Elliott
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3605.L4477 N49 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination378 pages
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27193532M
    ISBN 101941040152
    ISBN 109781941040157
    LC Control Number2015016030
    OCLC/WorldCa907103936

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