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Sam Kean - The Violinist's Thumb

Jul 25 2012 7:00 pm
Jul 25 2012 8:00 pm

Are you tall? Do you have an odd hobby or a singular talent? Thank—or blame—your DNA for these and other traits. As he did so entertainingly with the periodic table in The Disappearing Spoon, Kean makes science accessible and fascinating, using history and anecdotes to uncover the powers of deoxyribonucleaic acid, aka the building
block of life.

ISBN-13: 9780316182317
Availability: Not currently shipping from publisher – Subject to future availability
Published: Little, Brown and Company, 7/2012

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