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The Juggler's Children : a Journey into Family, Legend and the Genes that Bind Us

Author: Carolyn Abraham
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Random House Canada, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Carolyn Abraham explores the stunning power and ethical pitfalls of using genetic tests to answer questions of genealogy--by cracking the genome of her own family. Recently, tens of thousands of people have been drawn to mail-order DNA tests to learn about their family roots. Abraham investigates whether this burgeoning new science can help solve two mysteries that have haunted her multi-racial family for more than  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Additional Physical Format: Abraham, Carolyn.
Juggler's children.
Toronto : Random House Canada, ©2013
(CaOONL)20119040875
Named Person: Carolyn Abraham; Abraham family.; Carolyn Abraham; Abraham (Famille); Abraham family.; Carolyn Abraham; Abraham family.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn Abraham
ISBN: 9780679314592 0679314598
OCLC Number: 844373132
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: 380 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Carolyn Abraham.

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Carolyn Abraham explores the stunning power and ethical pitfalls of using genetic tests to answer questions of genealogy--by cracking the genome of her own family. Recently, tens of thousands of people have been drawn to mail-order DNA tests to learn about their family roots. Abraham investigates whether this burgeoning new science can help solve two mysteries that have haunted her multi-racial family for more than a century.

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