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Author Wheelwright, Jeff.
Title The wandering gene and the Indian princess : race, religion, and DNA / Jeff Wheelwright.
Published New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2012.
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 Floor4  RC280.B8 W45 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xi, 260 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Girasol -- Predestination -- The wandering gene -- El convento -- The lost tribe -- From the morada to the Kingdom Hall -- The DNA age -- Last days of the Indian princess -- When Harry met Stanley -- The obligate carrier.
Summary Reveals the surprising history of a family who believed themselves to be of Native American and Spanish Catholic descent after one family member developed breast cancer and was discovered to be carrying a genetic variant characteristic of Jews.
Subject Breast -- Cancer -- Genetic aspects -- Popular works.
Breast -- Cancer -- Risk factors -- Popular works.
Medicine -- History.
ISBN 0393081915 (hbk.)
9780393081916 (hbk.)
OCLC number 738350124