Catspaw by Joan D. Vinge

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CAT: Street Punk, Psion, Telepath, Survivor. . .

Kidnapped by an interstellar corporation and dragged to Earth, Cat is forced to use his skills to protect those he most hates, those who most hate him . . . .

The taMings. A cyber-augmented, DNA-incestuous clan of such wealth and power that their family arguments change the destiny of worlds. Now one taMing is a killer's target. But which? And who would dare?

Seeking answers, Cat finds lies and savagery, passion and atrocity--trails that lead from crystal valleys to clubs for silver-skinned beauties. From the homicidal enclaves of drug kings to a fanatic's pulpit. From the halls of the Assembly to a cyberspace hell. Seeking assassins, Cat discovers a mystery that could cost him his future. His sanity. His life.

Because Cat is no longer a bodyguard . . .

He's bait.

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About Joan D. Vinge

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Joan D. Vinge has won two Hugo Awards, one for her novel The Snow Queen. Author of ten novels and a number of film adaptations, her books have been bestsellers here and abroad. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin.
 
Published November 23, 2002 by Tor Books. 413 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Prequel to Psion (not reviewed), in which Vinge continues her thoughtful, patiently knotty probe of future politics and telepathy.

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When murder attempts are made on a corporate dynasty of old Earth, the wealthy taMings send offplanet for help. Their shanghaied bodyguard is Cat, a half-human, half-alien telepath whose psychic power

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When someone tries to kill Lady taMing, head of the .

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