The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer
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Published
New York : Scribner, ©2010.
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3 copies, 1 person is on the wait list.
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Format
Book
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Physical Desc
xiv, 571 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781439107959, 1439107955, 9781439195703, 1439195706

Notes

General Note
"Includes an interview with the author". Paper back editon.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 537-541) and index.
Description
A "biography" of cancer from its origins to the epic battle to cure, control, and conquer it. A combination of medical history, cutting-edge science, and narrative journalism that transforms the listener's understanding of cancer and much of the world around them. The author provides a glimpse into the future of cancer treatments and offers a bold new perspective on the way doctors, scientists, philosophers, and lay people have observed and understood the human body for millennia.
Awards
Pulitzer Prize for General Non-fiction, 2011.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Mukherjee, S. (2010). The emperor of all maladies: a biography of cancer. 1st Scribner hardcover ed. New York: Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Mukherjee, Siddhartha. 2010. The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer. New York: Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Mukherjee, Siddhartha, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer. New York: Scribner, 2010.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Mukherjee, Siddhartha. The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer. 1st Scribner hardcover ed. New York: Scribner, 2010. Print.

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