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On adolescence and the origin of species

By Rayyan Al-Shawaf
August 5, 2010

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Two-thirds of the way through “Lucy,’’ Laurence Gonzales’s timely and provocative new novel, the eponymous character tries to get from her home in a Chicago suburb to the Milwaukee Zoo by swinging through the trees lining her route. It’s an unusual way to flee danger, with an even more unusual destination as would-be sanctuary. But Lucy, you see, is part ... (Full article: 602 words)

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