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Mapping fate : a memoir of family, risk, and genetic research

Author: Alice Wexler
Publisher: New York : Times Books : Random House, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Alice Wexler tells how her mother died of Huntington's disease, how she lived at risk of inheriting the disease, and how her father, Milton, and her sister, Nancy, directed much of the research that identified the genetic marker for Huntington's.
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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wexler, Alice, 1942-
Mapping fate.
New York : Times Books : Random House, ©1995
(OCoLC)671558365
Named Person: Alice Wexler; Alice Wexler; Alice Wexler
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Wexler
ISBN: 0812917103 9780812917109
OCLC Number: 31647205
Description: xxv, 294 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The body in question --
Chorea stories --
Maps for reading --
Genetic destinations.
Responsibility: Alice Wexler.
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Alice Wexler tells how her mother died of Huntington's disease, how she lived at risk of inheriting the disease, and how her father, Milton, and her sister, Nancy, directed much of the research that identified the genetic marker for Huntington's.

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