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Mapping Fate : A Memoir of Family, Risk, and Genetic Research
by Alice Wexler




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Wexler tells the story of a family at risk for Huntington's disease, a hereditary, incurable, fatal disorder from which her own mother died. This graceful and eloquent account goes beyond the specifics of the disease to explore the dynamics of family secrets, of living at risk, and the drama and limits of biomedical research. Photos.

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Overview

Wexler tells the story of a family at risk for Huntington's disease, a hereditary, incurable, fatal disorder from which her own mother died. This graceful and eloquent account goes beyond the specifics of the disease to explore the dynamics of family secrets, of living at risk, and the drama and limits of biomedical research. Photos.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780520207417
  • ISBN-10: 0520207416
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Publish Date: December 1996
  • Page Count: 319
  • Dimensions: 8.32 x 5.52 x 0.84 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.06 pounds


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