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Blood Matters

From Inherited Illness to Designer Babies, How the World and I Found Ourselves in the Future of the Gene

Blood Matters( )
Author: Gessen, Masha
ISBN:978-0-15-101362-3
Publication Date:Apr 2008
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

When genetic testing revealed that Masha Gessen had the dreaded BRCA1 genetic mutation--the same mutation made famous recently by Angelina Jolie, which predisposes women to ovarian and breast cancer -- she composed this valuable and extensively researched  field guide to the significant role DNA plays in making us who we are.

Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Genetics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.13 Inches
Book Weight:1.25 Pounds
Author Biography
Gessen, Masha (Author)
Masha Gessen is a Russian American journalist. She has written several books including The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin, Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot, and The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy. The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia won the National Book Award for Nonfiction in 2017.

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