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The Resource An elegant defense : the extraordinary new science of the immune system : a tale in four lives, Matt Richtel

An elegant defense : the extraordinary new science of the immune system : a tale in four lives, Matt Richtel

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An elegant defense : the extraordinary new science of the immune system : a tale in four lives
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An elegant defense
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the extraordinary new science of the immune system : a tale in four lives
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Matt Richtel
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Language
eng
Summary
"A groundbreaking narrative exploration of the human immune system--the key to human health and longevity--from the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist and acclaimed author of A Deadly Wandering"--provided by publisher
Summary
A terminal cancer patient rises from the grave. A medical marvel defies HIV. Two women with autoimmunity discover their own bodies have turned against them. An Elegant Defense uniquely entwines these intimate stories with science’s centuries-long quest to unlock the mysteries of sickness and health, and illuminates the immune system as never before
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contains biographical information
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10760126
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Richtel, Matt
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616.07/9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Immune system
  • Immunology
  • Immunologic diseases
Target audience
adult
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the extraordinary new science of the immune system : a tale in four lives
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An elegant defense : the extraordinary new science of the immune system : a tale in four lives, Matt Richtel
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Includes index
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 425 pages
Isbn
9780062698537
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2018038019
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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illustrations
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An elegant defense : the extraordinary new science of the immune system : a tale in four lives, Matt Richtel
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 425 pages
Isbn
9780062698537
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2018038019
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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