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The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer

Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Winner of the Guardian First Book Award 2011 Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Non-fiction 2011 Shortlisted for the Duff Cooper Prize 2011 Shortlisted for the Wellcome Trust  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Siddhartha Mukherjee
ISBN: 9780007250929 0007250924
OCLC Number: 802290761
Description: xviii, 573 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Siddhartha Mukherjee.

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`Mukherjee calls this great and beautiful book a biography, rather than a history, because he wants his reader to understand his subject not just as a disease, a scientific problem or a social Read more...

 
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