The Resource The gene : An Intimate History., Siddhartha Mukherjee, (electronic resource)

The gene : An Intimate History., Siddhartha Mukherjee, (electronic resource)

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The gene : An Intimate History.
Title
The gene
Title remainder
An Intimate History.
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Siddhartha Mukherjee
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eng
Summary
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of The Emperor of All Maladies-a magnificent history of the gene and a response to the defining question of the future: What becomes of being human when we learn to "read" and "write" our own genetic information?The extraordinary Siddhartha Mukherjee has a written a biography of the gene as deft, brilliant, and illuminating as his extraordinarily successful biography of cancer. Weaving science, social history, and personal narrative to tell us the story of one of the most important conceptual breakthroughs of modern times, Mukherjee animates the quest to understand human heredity and its surprising influence on our lives, personalities, identities, fates, and choices. Throughout the narrative, the story of Mukherjee's own family-with its tragic and bewildering history of mental illness-cuts like a bright, red line, reminding us of the many questions that hang over our ability to translate the..
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Mukherjee, Siddhartha
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The gene : An Intimate History., Siddhartha Mukherjee, (electronic resource)
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Label
The gene : An Intimate History., Siddhartha Mukherjee, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0002469339
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
4E80CC6D-CFE6-4E6D-B9E2-034E617F6B4C

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