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The Resource The violinist's thumb : and other lost tales of love, war, and genius, as written by our genetic code, by Sam Kean

The violinist's thumb : and other lost tales of love, war, and genius, as written by our genetic code, by Sam Kean

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The violinist's thumb : and other lost tales of love, war, and genius, as written by our genetic code
Title
The violinist's thumb
Title remainder
and other lost tales of love, war, and genius, as written by our genetic code
Statement of responsibility
by Sam Kean
Title variation
violinists thumb
Title variation remainder
and other lost tales of love, war, and genius, as written by our genetic code
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An exploration of human DNA and the stories it can tell describes how genes can explain why JFK's skin was bronze, Einstein was a genius, and why people with exceptional thumb flexibility can become world-class violinists
Writing style
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10120226
Cataloging source
DLC
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Kean, Sam
Dewey number
572.8
Index
no index present
LC call number
QH431
LC item number
.K24 2012b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print nonfiction
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  • Human genetics
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
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and other lost tales of love, war, and genius, as written by our genetic code
Label
The violinist's thumb : and other lost tales of love, war, and genius, as written by our genetic code, by Sam Kean
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
2012019602
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9781410450685
Lccn
2012019602
Label
The violinist's thumb : and other lost tales of love, war, and genius, as written by our genetic code, by Sam Kean
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
2012019602
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9781410450685
Lccn
2012019602

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