Ascending by James Alan Gardner 2001 HB DJ Pub. EOS Harper Collins ISBN 0739420925 Oar, one of the last members of a race of glass humans last in Expendable, is very much alive. She has spent 4 years in a programmed care facility designed for elders with Tired Brains. Now a very un-Tired Oar has awakened, to find a strange, orange-skinned alien standing near her. HB with DJ and has 361 pages.DJ: Very Good +/tiny tiny marks, Covers: like new, Pages: near new.