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The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer Paperback – August 9, 2011

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“This volume should earn Mukherjee a rightful place alongside Carl Sagan, Stephen Jay Gould, and Stephen Hawking in the pantheon of our epoch's great explicators.”—Boston Globe

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Siddhartha Mukherjee is the author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in general nonfiction, and The Laws of Medicine. He is the editor of Best Science Writing 2013. Mukherjee is an assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University and a cancer physician and researcher. A Rhodes scholar, he graduated from Stanford University, University of Oxford, and Harvard Medical School. He has published articles in Nature, The New England Journal of MedicineThe New York Times, and Cell. He lives in New York with his wife and daughters. Visit his website at: SiddharthaMukherjee.com

 

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  • Lexile measure : 1240L
  • Item Weight : 1.34 pounds
  • Paperback : 608 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1439170916
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1439170915
  • Dimensions : 6.13 x 1.6 x 9.25 inches
  • Publisher : Scribner; Reprint edition (August 9, 2011)
  • Language: : English
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