The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer
|Format:||Large Print 2012|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 3 of 3 copies|
A New York Times Bestseller, Winner of the Pulitzer Prize -- Here is a magnificent, profoundly humane "biography" of cancer -- from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and conquer it to a radical new understanding of its essence. Physician, researcher, and award-winning science writer Siddhartha Mukherjee examines cancer with a cellular biologist's precision, a historian's perspective, and a biographer's passion.
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|Series||Thorndike Press large print biography series.|
Leukemia -- History.
Large type books.
|Publisher|| Detroit :2012
|Edition||Large print edition.|
873 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 857-867).