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She has her mother's laugh : the powers, perversions, and potential of heredity

Zimmer, Carl 1966- (author.).

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  • 7 of 10 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.

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2 current holds with 10 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library 576.5 Zimm (Text) 33294002048759 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781101984598
  • ISBN: 1101984597
  • ISBN: 9781101984611
  • Physical Description: print
    xii, 657 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 599-642) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part I. A stroke on the cheek. The light trifle of his substance ; Traveling across the face of time ; This race should end with them ; Attagirl -- Part II. Wayward DNA. An evening's revelry ; The sleeping branches ; Individual Z ; Mongrels ; Nine foot high complete ; Ed and Fred -- Part III. The pedigree within. Ex ovo omnia ; Witch's-broom ; Chimeras -- Part IV. Other channels. You, my friend, are a wonderland ; Flowering monsters ; The teachable ape -- Part V. The sun chariot. Yet greatly did he dare ; Orphaned at conception ; The planet's heirs.
Summary, etc.: Presents a history of the human understanding of heredity and how it has shaped society, chronicling the transitions brought about by genetic research and making predictions about how evolving understandings are likely to impact the future.
Subject: Heredity -- Genetics
Human genetics

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