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The Resource The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer, Siddhartha Mukherjee

The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer, Siddhartha Mukherjee

Label
The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer
Title
The emperor of all maladies
Title remainder
a biography of cancer
Statement of responsibility
Siddhartha Mukherjee
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A magnificently written "biography" of cancer--from its origins to the epic battle to cure, control, and conquer it
Summary
A historical assessment of cancer addresses both the courageous battles against the complex disease and the misperceptions and hubris that have compromised modern understandings, covering such topics as ancient-world surgeries and the developments of present-day treatments
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2012.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2010.
  • Guardian First Book Award, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2010
  • Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 2011.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
356941
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mukherjee, Siddhartha
Dewey number
616.99/4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
RC275
LC item number
.M85 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WH 11 AA1
NLM item number
M953e 2010
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Leukemia
  • Leukemia
  • Antineoplastic agents
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a biography of cancer
Label
The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer, Siddhartha Mukherjee
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"Of blacke cholor, without boyling" -- An impatient war -- "Will you turn me out if I can't get better?" -- Prevention is the cure -- "A distorted version of our normal selves" -- The fruits of long endeavors -- Atossa's war
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Extent
xiv, 571 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781439107959
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010024114
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn464593321
  • (OCoLC)464593321
  • 174245
Label
The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer, Siddhartha Mukherjee
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"Of blacke cholor, without boyling" -- An impatient war -- "Will you turn me out if I can't get better?" -- Prevention is the cure -- "A distorted version of our normal selves" -- The fruits of long endeavors -- Atossa's war
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Extent
xiv, 571 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781439107959
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010024114
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn464593321
  • (OCoLC)464593321
  • 174245

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