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Panic in level 4 : cannibals, killer viruses, and other journeys to the edge of science / Richard Preston

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Material Type
Book
Author
Preston, Richard, 1954-
Publication Info.
New York : Random House, [2008]
Publication Info.
©2008

Details

Edition
First edition.
Description
xli, 188 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Note
"Portions of this book appeared in different form in The New Yorker."
Contents
List of illustrations -- Introduction : Adventures in nonfiction writing -- The mountains of Pi -- A death in the forest -- The search for ebola -- The human Kabbalah -- The lost unicorn -- The self-cannibals -- Glossary -- Acknowledgments.
Summary
Dramatic true stories about the frightening forces and constructive discoveries that are currently roiling and reordering our world.
Subject
Medicine, Popular.
Science.
Science writers.
Medicine -- Popular Works.
Hemorrhagic Fever, Ebola -- Popular Works.
Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome -- Popular Works.
Science -- Popular Works.
ISBN
9781400064908 alkaline paper
1400064902 alkaline paper