Shelfari edited the description of The Goodness Gene Sunday, August 2, 2009.
Will has been trained since birth to promote The Goodness, his father’s program to maintain order in the Dominion. Now that he is sixteen,Will is sent to witness firsthand the synthetic production of food and humans, and the euthanasia program that the authorities call Compassionate Removal.The more Will sees, the more he questions his role. When Will discovers the shocking truth about himself—that he is the clone of a twentieth-century despot—he realizes that the future of the world lies in his hands. This suspenseful, innovative novel raises fascinating questions about whether our behavior is determined by DNA, upbringing, or a higher power.