The Greatest

By Walter Mosley (Electronic Book, 2000)
It was never proven that Fera Jones was the product of SepFem-G, theoutlawed genetics program that came out of the feminist studies programat Smith College. But one thing was absolutely certain: When it came toboxing, Fera Jones floated like a butterfly and stung like a B-1 Bomber....

But would her incomparable skills in the ring withstand an onslaughtfrom the outside world? Her father and trainer, Leon, is addicted toPulse -- a gene drug that slowly kills its users. Her boyfriend, PellLightner, is fresh from the streets. Lana Lordess, governor ofMassachusetts and head of the FemLeague, wants Fera's politicalendorsement. The Randac Corporation will pay her a billion dollars toplug an amusement park on the Moon.

Meanwhile, Travis Zeletski, the undefeated heavyweight champion of theworld, is waiting for Fera to step into the ring and meet him in theultimate battle of the sexes: a twelve-round thrilla that will leaveonly one fighter standing....

It was never proven that Fera Jones was the product of SepFem-G, theoutlawed genetics program that came out of the feminist studies programat Smith College. But one thing was absolutely certain: When it came toboxing, Fera Jones floated like a butterfly and stung like a B-1 Bomber....

But would her incomparable skills in the ring withstand an onslaughtfrom the outside world? Her father and trainer, Leon, is addicted toPulse -- a gene drug that slowly kills its users. Her boyfriend, PellLightner, is fresh from the streets. Lana Lordess, governor ofMassachusetts and head of the FemLeague, wants Fera's politicalendorsement. The Randac Corporation will pay her a billion dollars toplug an amusement park on the Moon.

Meanwhile, Travis Zeletski, the undefeated heavyweight champion of theworld, is waiting for Fera to step into the ring and meet him in theultimate battle of the sexes: a twelve-round thrilla that will leaveonly one fighter standing....

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  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Price: $6.99 US/$6.99 CAN
  • ISBN-13: 9780759540521
  • On Sale Date: 12/15/2000