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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
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mukherjee, Siddhartha
Dewey number
616.99/40092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
RC275
LC item number
.M85 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cancer
  • Leukemia
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
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 537-541) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • fruits of long endeavors
  • Atossa's war
  • "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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Scribner trade paperback edition.
Extent
xviii, 573, 8 pages of plates
Isbn
9781439170915
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012359129
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
System control number
  • (OCoLC)708741638
  • (OCoLC)ocn708741638
  • 448287
Label
The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer, Siddhartha Mukherjee
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 537-541) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • fruits of long endeavors
  • Atossa's war
  • "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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Scribner trade paperback edition.
Extent
xviii, 573, 8 pages of plates
Isbn
9781439170915
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012359129
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
System control number
  • (OCoLC)708741638
  • (OCoLC)ocn708741638
  • 448287

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