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The genetic strand : exploring a family history through DNA

Author: Edward Ball
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the author's personal experience with DNA testing and research into his own family, in an anecdotal study that traces his genealogical investigation into his paternal ancestry.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ball, Edward, 1959-
Genetic strand.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2007
(OCoLC)603811026
Online version:
Ball, Edward, 1959-
Genetic strand.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2007
(OCoLC)607695306
Named Person: Ball family.; Ball.; Ball family.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Ball
ISBN: 0743266587 9780743266581
OCLC Number: 87758917
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 265 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface --
1. The desk --
2. The molecule --
3. Out of Africa --
4. Americanus rubescus --
5. Intragression --
6. Kate Fuller --
7. The color of home --
8. Cousin marriage --
9. Poisoned children --
10. Faith in fathers --
11. Machines for the molecule --
12. The phantom mutation --
13. Deep time --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: Edward Ball.
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