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On immunity : an inoculation

Author: Eula Biss
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Upon becoming a new mother, Eula Biss addresses a chronic condition of fear: fear of the government, the medical establishment, and what is in children's food, mattresses, medicines, and vaccines. Biss investigates the metaphors and myths surrounding the conception of immunity and its implications for the individual and the social body. As she hears more and more fears about vaccines, Biss researches what they mean  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Named Person: Eula Biss; Eula Biss
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eula Biss
ISBN: 9781555976897 1555976891 9781555977207 1555977200
OCLC Number: 877914128
Description: 205 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Eula Biss.

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Upon becoming a new mother, Eula Biss addresses a chronic condition of fear: fear of the government, the medical establishment, and what is in children's food, mattresses, medicines, and vaccines. Biss investigates the metaphors and myths surrounding the conception of immunity and its implications for the individual and the social body. As she hears more and more fears about vaccines, Biss researches what they mean for her own child, her immediate community, America, and the world.

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