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The Resource Mercies in disguise : a story of hope, a family's genetic destiny, and the science that rescued them, Gina Kolata

Mercies in disguise : a story of hope, a family's genetic destiny, and the science that rescued them, Gina Kolata

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Mercies in disguise : a story of hope, a family's genetic destiny, and the science that rescued them
Title
Mercies in disguise
Title remainder
a story of hope, a family's genetic destiny, and the science that rescued them
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Gina Kolata
Title variation
Mercies in disguise
Title variation remainder
a story of hope, a familys genetic destiny, and the science that rescued them
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A New York Times science reporter traces the experiences of a family of doctors devastated by a genetic illness, describing how a courageous daughter pursued genetic testing to assess her risks and modern fertility options to spare future generations"--
Summary
A New York Times science reporter follows a family through genetic illness and one courageous daughter who decides her fate shall no longer be decided by a genetic flaw
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10554532
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616/.042
Index
index present
LC call number
RB155.5
LC item number
.K65 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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a story of hope, a family's genetic destiny, and the science that rescued them
Label
Mercies in disguise : a story of hope, a family's genetic destiny, and the science that rescued them, Gina Kolata
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-250) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. A disease -- Prologue -- the prophecy -- "No goddamn bastard on earth has ever seen a disease like this thing" -- Revelation -- An uncertain inheritance -- Truth like science fiction -- Birthright -- Insomnia -- Naming the problem -- No return -- Tested -- Part II. Amanda Baxley: the next generation -- A life transformed -- Options -- A foreign land -- The envelope -- Of two minds -- A unique way -- "We have no other options" -- Prescription fertility -- New lives -- Carrying forth -- Epilogue
Control code
20900016
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 262 pages
Isbn
9781250064349
Lccn
2016044044
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Stock number
BRO-copy20170315-091
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn966082972
  • .b33182875
  • (OCoLC)966082972
Label
Mercies in disguise : a story of hope, a family's genetic destiny, and the science that rescued them, Gina Kolata
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-250) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. A disease -- Prologue -- the prophecy -- "No goddamn bastard on earth has ever seen a disease like this thing" -- Revelation -- An uncertain inheritance -- Truth like science fiction -- Birthright -- Insomnia -- Naming the problem -- No return -- Tested -- Part II. Amanda Baxley: the next generation -- A life transformed -- Options -- A foreign land -- The envelope -- Of two minds -- A unique way -- "We have no other options" -- Prescription fertility -- New lives -- Carrying forth -- Epilogue
Control code
20900016
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 262 pages
Isbn
9781250064349
Lccn
2016044044
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Stock number
BRO-copy20170315-091
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn966082972
  • .b33182875
  • (OCoLC)966082972

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